Appetizers

Hummus - For Mini Chopper

Makes about 2 cups

Hummus - For Mini Chopper

Makes about 2 cups

Add a roasted red pepper and 1 teaspoon of herbes de Provence for a variation.

Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons): Calories 80 (56% from fat)
carb. 6g
pro. 2g
fat 5g
sat. fat 1g
chol. 0mg
sod. 60mg
calc. 21mg
fiber 2g

Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup loosely packed Italian parsley leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 can (19 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons tahini*
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Chop the parsley for 5 seconds; remove and reserve.
  2. With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube. Process until finely chopped, about 5 seconds. Add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, water, cumin and reserved parsley to work bowl; process until smooth, 1½ to 2 minutes, stopping to scrape work bowl as needed one or two times. With the machine running, add the olive oil in a steady stream and process until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  3. Taste and season with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.

*Tahini is a sesame seed paste available in most grocery stores.