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Homemade Hummus

This classic garbanzo bean dip is easy to make and a versatile dish. Serve hummus with fresh raw vegetables, on a piece of whole wheat pita bread or tortilla, on crackers, or as a sandwich filling.

8 servings
Prep time
20 minutes
2 cups chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans, cooked)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon tahini (sesame paste, substitute peanut butter for a sweet taste)
2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Mash the garbanzo beans until smooth (if you have a blender, put the beans and lemon juice into it and blend).
  2. Add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini and oil. Mix well.

Serve hummus with fresh raw vegetables, on a piece of pita bread or flour tortilla, on any cracker, or as a sandwich filling on toasted bread.

Meal Type: Snack
Category: 30 Minutes or Less, Kid-Friendly
Food group: Vegetables
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Cuisine: Vegetarian