hummus is met with a sweet, pungent lemon flavor with a cilantro twist

By ali eletre

  • Ingredients:

  • • 1 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans

  • • 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas

  • • 3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste)

  • • 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini

  • • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • • 1 teaspoon cilantro, finely chopped

  1. Preparation:

  2. Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

  3. Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus. Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with extra cilantro (optional). Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate.

Nutritional Facts

Prep Time
10 minutes

snacks hummus

3 replies

remiglo 2009-07-07 09:27:15 -0500 Report

I always love cilantro and lemon combination for the fresh taste, and I can't wait to try this recipe.

Thanks you so much!