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Homemade Hummus- 4 WAYS!


  • Author: Brita Britnell
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x

Description

Easy and delicious homemade hummus recipe with three different (EASY!) ways to flavor it


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Ingredients

For the base:

  • 15 ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of tahini (well stirred!)*
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 12 tablespoons of water to thin as desired
  • salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE RED PEPPER:

  • add in 1/2 cup of roasted red peppers

FOR THE AVOCADO:

  • add in 1 medium avocado

FOR THE CHOCOLATE:

  • omit the garlic and lemon juice from the base
  • Add in 1/2 cup of cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Combine the base ingredients (remember to omit the garlic and lemon juice if making the chocolate) as well as the flavored mix ins that you desire in a food processor or high speed blender.*
  2. Blend on medium-high heat until creamy and smooth!
  3. Store in the fridge in an air tight container for up to a week. ENJOY!

Notes

*If you tahini is on the thicker side or you’re struggling to mix it, put it in the blender/ food process first along with the lemon juice and blend to make it creamy. Then add the remaining ingredients and proceed as usual

  • Category: snack
  • Method: blender
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: hummus recipe, healthy snack, chocolate hummus