Classic & Chipotle Hummus + Variations

Standard

Here is what you will need:
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First, rinse and drain the chickpeas. IMG_0920

Put them into the food processor.
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Blend it just by itself first. IMG_0922

Mince up a clove of garlic.
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Minced!
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Classic Hummus Recipe

  • 1 1 lb & 15 oz can of chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (plus more for the top)
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • lime or lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • cayenne pepper to taste and/or for topping

Blend the chickpeas by themselves first, then blend them with water. Mince a clove of garlic and add in to the chickpeas. Add the lime juice, a really easy way to juice them (as shown above) is by using tongs. It seriously makes juicing limes a thousand times easier. Add in the tahini, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and cayenne pepper and blend. Then pour into a container or bowl and drizzle on some extra oil and pepper, leave in the fridge to set.

Chipotle Hummus Recipe

  • 1 classic hummus recipe
  • 1 chipotle pepper with liquid

Variations:

-Avocado: Blend in1/4-1/2 of an avocado to the hummus

-Roasted Red Bell Pepper: Roast a bell pepper in a 400 degree oven for 40 minutes, rotating a fourth of the way every 10 minutes, or until skin is black, then let cool for a little bit and peel off the skin and blend with the hummus

Garlic: Blend in more garlic or blend in some garlic sauce by blending garlic,oil, and salt to a paste

-Roasted Tomato: Same method as the roasted red bell pepper

-Sun Dried Tomato: Blend in 3 sun-dried tomatoes

-Roasted Garlic (This is really delicious): Roast a head (or clove, depending on how garlicy you want it) in a 400 degree oven for 30 minutes. Wrap in foil before roasting.

-Sriracha, if that’s how you roll: You know what do to ;D

Enjoy this hummus with pita bread, pita chips, carrots, cucumbers, fresh bell peppers, as a spread in sandwiches, there are literally endless possibilites.

Enjoy!

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5 thoughts on “Classic & Chipotle Hummus + Variations

    • Yeah I’ve noticed that too. I like that so many people now are staring to open up to different foods and now use those foods to create new, exciting foods. And I checked out your version and I like I how used uncanned chickpeas, I know that’s how its usually done but I’ve always done it with canned chickpeas. Thanks for the comment!

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