Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Serves: 4-6
- 1 can of chickpeas (15 oz), drained and rinsed
- 1/4 cup of tahini
- 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon of ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon of paprika
- 2-3 tablespoons of water
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Extra-virgin olive oil for serving
- Chopped fresh parsley for serving
- In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and paprika.
- Process the mixture until it becomes smooth and creamy, about 2-3 minutes.
- Add 2-3 tablespoons of water to the mixture, and process again until the hummus becomes even creamier.
- Season the hummus with salt and black pepper to taste.
- Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, and drizzle a little bit of extra-virgin olive oil on top.
- Garnish the hummus with chopped fresh parsley.
- Serve the hummus with pita bread, fresh vegetables, or crackers.
Nutrition Facts: Calories: 175 | Total Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 250mg | Total Carbohydrates: 16g | Dietary Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Protein: 6g