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Creamy Hummus Recipe

Jan 25, 2021

Want a healthy snack that fills you up? My Creamy Hummus Dip will do just that! Perfect for entertaining batch and snack on through the week. This recipe makes about 2 cups of hummus, so you can freeze any leftovers to enjoy later on.

Making hummus from scratch, using soaked and cooked chickpeas, breaks down the phytic acid which can impact your ability to absorb nutrients within chickpeas. Following this process is also kind on your digestion and will help to overcome bloating that you may otherwise notice when consuming legumes. 

Creamy Hummus Dip

What you’ll need:

1 cup (200g) dried chickpeas, soaked in 3 cups water overnight, then drained

1 bay leaf

1 cinnamon stick

1⁄2 cup lemon juice

1⁄2 cup hulled tahini

1 large or 2 small cloves garlic, finely chopped

1⁄4 cup olive oil

Pinch of Himalayan salt

Paprika, for garnish

 What You'll Need To Do:

Add chickpeas, bay leaf and cinnamon stick in a large saucepan with 2 litres water and bring to the boil

Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 1 hour until chickpeas are soft.

Drain well and keep the cooking liquid aside.

Remove the bay leaf and cinnamon stick.

Process chickpeas, 1/4 cup of reserved cooking liquid, lemon juice, tahini, garlic and olive oil in a food processor, until smooth.

Season to taste with Himalayan salt and sprinkle over paprika when serving.

Serve with veggies & gluten free crackers.

Enjoy!

 

Photo by cleo stracuzza

 

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