Quick and Healthy Hummus

 

Total Time5 minsPrep Time5 minsDifficultyBeginnerYields1 Serving

 
Ingredients

 250 g cooked chickpeas* (or 1 tin of chickpeas - drained)
 2 tbsp tahini
 ½ lemon
 ½ tsp ground cumin
 4 tbsp water
 salt (start with 1/4 tsp and add more if needed)
 ½ garlic clove (optional)
To decorate
 1 generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
 1 handful of roughly chopped fresh coriander
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 sprinkle of sesame seeds

* The ideal would be to use dry chickpeas soaked overnight and cooked in boiling water. If you don't have fresh chickpeas you can use 1 tin of chickpeas (drained)

 

Instructions

1

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth (the more you blend, the smoother it gets). If the consistency is too dense add some water until you get the level of smoothness that you like.

2

Adjust with salt and serve with a sprinkle of paprika, freshly chopped coriander and a generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.

Notes

For a smoother consistency, you can peel the chickpeas before blending them.

To do so, soak the chickpeas in boiling water for 5 to 10 minutes. Once the water cools down, start rubbing the chickpeas between your hands and peel off the skin.

 

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Ingredients

 250 g cooked chickpeas* (or 1 tin of chickpeas - drained)
 2 tbsp tahini
 ½ lemon
 ½ tsp ground cumin
 4 tbsp water
 salt (start with 1/4 tsp and add more if needed)
 ½ garlic clove (optional)
To decorate
 1 generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
 1 handful of roughly chopped fresh coriander
 1 tsp smoked paprika
 1 sprinkle of sesame seeds

Directions

1

Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth (the more you blend, the smoother it gets). If the consistency is too dense add some water until you get the level of smoothness that you like.

2

Adjust with salt and serve with a sprinkle of paprika, freshly chopped coriander and a generous drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil.

Quick and Healthy Hummus

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