Homemade Hummus 

I absolutely adore hummus! Who doesn’t? Perfect for any time of the day and any occasion.

Servings

2

Ready In:

10 min

Calories:

227

Good For:

Lunch

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About this Recipe

By: Riri

This lightened-up version of hummus has everything you like except oil. The recipe has less tahini also, but sacrifices no flavor at all! This hummus recipe is excellent as a dip for veggies or a spread on protein and wraps or sandwiches!

homemade hummus with vegies on a table

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz, 425g) chickpeas, drained/rinsed
    (reserve liquid)
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) of the chickpea can liquid
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • 1 ½ Tbsp lemon juice
  • cumin, salt, paprika
  • cayenne, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are super rich in protein and other nutrients like vitamins B6 and C, folate, manganese, and magnesium. They also contain calcium and some amounts of potassium (crucial for heart health). 

Here are some health benefits of chickpeas ( garbanzo beans) you should know: regulate blood sugar levels, help with weight loss, boost digestive health, improve heart health,
help prevent cancer, a great source of protein, rich in important nutrients, prevent hair loss, strengthen the bones, help reduce inflammation.

Nutrition

Chia seeds are an excellent source of healthy polyunsaturated fats, especially omega-3 fatty acids, which are not made by the body and must be obtained from foods.

  • Protien 12% 12%
  • Carbs 35% 35%
  • Calories 28% 28%
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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Add all ingredients into a food processor.

Step 2

Process until smooth. Scrape down the sides if needed.

Step 3

Transfer to a bowl or glass container and enjoy!

Step 4

It lasts about 2 weeks in the fridge.

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