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Quick Hummus (Blender)

Quick Hummus (Blender)

Hummus is a popular chickpea dip for pita bread and vegetable crudités.

Tip: You can make the same dip with fava beans or white kidney beans.


1 can (19 oz/540 mL) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 clove garlic, smashed freshly

1⁄3 cup  squeezed lemon juice  75mL

1⁄3  cup extra-virgin olive oil  75mL

1⁄2  tsp salt  2 mL

1⁄4  tsp cayenne pepper  1 mL

1⁄4  tsp ground cumin   1 mL

1⁄3  cup tahini paste  75mL

2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or parsley  25 mL

1⁄4 tsp sweet paprika  1 mL

1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil  15 mL

6 black olives

1. In blender, on high speed, purée chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, oil, salt, cayenne and cumin. Reduce speed to low, add Tahini Paste and blend until fully incorporated, scraping down sides as necessary.
2. Make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. To serve, sprinkle with cilantro and paprika and drizzle with oil. Scatter olives over top.


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Aandrew Chase & Nicole Young


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