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I consider hummus an essential recipe you’ll want to master.
Make it your mission to memorize your favourite combination of ingredients, so you can create a super tasty hummus in minutes.
Why is hummus important for a plant eater?
Because it’s not only delicious it’s also nutritious and makes eating a plant based diet that much easier.
1/4 cup of hummus provides an important daily serving of legumes.
It’s great as a dip for veg, crackers, whole grain bread and it’s fantastic on a sandwich, in a wrap and in a Buddha bowl.
I personally love it with my favourite lemony-oregano salad, I dip my fork full of salad into the hummus with every bite.

Remember, you can play around with legume based dips.
Try switching out the chickpeas for navy beans.

Hummus

Delicious, creamy hummus is an essential part of a plant based diet.

Course Appetizer, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword Appetizer, Chickpeas, Dip, Healthy, Plantbased, Vegan, WFPB
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Can chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 Lemon sqeezed
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4-1/2 cup water as needed to achieve creaminess
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin-optional
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil-optional

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients except the water, into a food processor.

    Process for 1-2 minutes and begin adding water.  

    Add enough water to achieve the creaminess you like.  

    Taste and adjust seasoning.

    Enjoy!!

Author Shelley Peters

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