November 10, 2009

Hummus by Guest Chef Scott

This is a nice mild, no too garlicy hummus.


3 cups dry garbanzo beans, rinsed and soaked overnight.

3/4 cup tahini paste (sesame seed paste)

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 - 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice, to taste

1 tsp ground cumin

3 small cloves fresh garlic, minced or crushed.

Salt to taste

1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil for drizzling

Rinse the presoaked garbanzo beans and place in a pot. Fill with enough water to cover the beans by at least one inch. Bring to a boil and turn heat down to med-low. Simmer 1 - 1 and 1/2 hours. Garbanzo beans will be very soft and delicious.

Drain the beans, save some of the water for later. Put the beans into a food processor, or blender. Blend until smooth, gradually adding the olive oil. Add some of the water while blending; the beans should be a little thicker than you want your hummus to be.

Add tahini, garlic, and lemon juice. Mix well.

Add cumin and salt. Mix Well.

Taste, it should be delicious.

Spread the hummus on a flat serving dish and drizzle olive oil on top.


Theoretically this makes about 8 servings. But almost no one eats a full serving of hummus. It will make a full blender or food processors worth.

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