How to Make Hummus

The most loved hummus around these parts is sun-dried tomato hummus. The sun-dried tomatoes lend such a lovely and deep flavour, making it a nice dish to bring along to a potluck, or to use for simple lunches and snacks.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups soaked, cooked chickpeas (head over here for info on how to soak, cook and freeze dried chick peas)
  • 6 sun-dried tomatoes (we prefer rehydrated dry, rather than in canola or another vegetable oil)
  • 2 cloves garlic (this is mild enough for our kiddos – adjust to your family’s preference)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt (much more shown in the photo!)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tamari soy sauce

 

Directions

1. Put all of the liquid ingredients into your blender or food-processor, followed by the dry ingredients, ending with the chick peas.

2. Blend the ingredients together until desired consistency is reached.

3. If desired, swirl some extra virgin olive oil in a dish with the hummus, and enjoy! Any extra hummus can be stored in the fridge for short term eating or frozen for use later on.

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This post was shared as a part of Natural Living Monday,  Thank Goodness It’s MondayFat Tuesday,  Simple Lives Thursday, Unprocessed FridaysFight Back Fridays, and Simply Natural Saturdays.

2 comments

  1. Thanks for sharing on Thank Goodness it’s Monday. I have not been happy with the hummus recipes I have tried, so I will have to give this one a whirl. The tomatoes might just be the ingredient to win me over!

    1. I feel the same about a lot of hummus recipes, Janet. I have always loved this one, though. It has been our go-to recipe for about 10 years! Also, there is a Lebanese restaurant near our home and they have the BEST hummus in sun-dried tomato, red pepper or plain.

      A lot of recipes call for tahini, and we just simply don’t have tahini or make it, so I skip it. You might find there is a taste difference because of that…

      Hope you enjoy it!
      Kris

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