Homemade Italian Hummus

 

Homemade Italian Hummus

Homemade Italian Hummus

From Girls With Coupons | Appetizers | Italian

Usually the recipe for Hummus calls for Tahini. I use oregano instead. To me, it’s just better and does give it an Italian flavor I love.
It’s super easy to make.

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cal Calories 106kcal

fat Total Fat 5g

sat fat Saturated Fat 1g

chol Free Cholesterol 0mg

sodium Sodium 121mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 11g

Serving size 55g Calories from fat 49kcal Fiber 3g Protein 4g Sugar 2g
10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of soft chick peas
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to food processor
  2. Turn on food processor for at least 2 minutes.
  3. Too thick: If it is too think add more oil.
  4. You can use any oil you choose, it doesn’t have to be evoo.
  5. Smoothness: If it isn’t smooth enough, you can add a tablespoon of peanut butter. Normally letting the food processor work for 2 minutes straight will help with smoothness. If it’s still too clumpy, let it run in the processor a little longer.
  6. Salt: Add salt to taste if you do not cook your own peas.
  7. Yield: 3 cups of chick peas will yield approximately 3 cups of Hummus.
  8. Serve with your favorite crackers or veggies.
  9. You can freeze what you don’t use!

Tips

  • The cooking time above does not demonstrate the time it takes for dry chick peas to cook. I cook one bag of dry chick peas in the crock pot of enough water to cover them by 2 inches and 2 tablespoons of sea salt for 4 hours or until soft. That’s why I do not add salt to the recipe above. You can use canned chic peas.
  • You can use canned organic chick peas too! Keep taste testing until it’s to your liking! Enjoy~

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