Hummus Platter

Hummus Platter

Serving Size: 12

Ingredients: 

  • 29 ounce, or two 15 ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed 
  • ½ cup tahini
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup cold water, more or less, as needed
  • 1 -2 medium cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan salt
  • extra virgin olive oil

Toppings:

  • Kalamata olives
  • Green olives
  • Roasted red peppers, diced
  • Tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Additional chickpeas
  • Ground sumac
  • Cayenne
  • Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions: 

1. In a blender or food processor, add all of the ingredients except the olive oil and the toppings.

2. Blend on high speed until smooth. In a high speed blender, this should take 45 to 50 seconds. In a food processor, blend for about 1 minute.

3. Spread onto a flat dish and add desired toppings.