Homemade Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15.5 oz./440 g) chickpeas, drained (reserve ¼ cup (60 mL) liquid from the can)
  • 1 can (15 oz./425 g) Great Northern beans, drained
  •  Liquid reserved from chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1   garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  •  Optional: grilled or raw vegetables, naan or pita bread, or crackers
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Directions

  1. Add the ingredients, in the order listed, to the Deluxe Cooking Blender. Replace and lock the lid. Turn the wheel to select the GRIND setting; press the wheel to start.

  2. If the blades are still moving but not blending food, use the tamper to push the ingredients back into the blades.* Tip: Use the tamper in a circular motion to keep the hummus moving into the blades. Do not tamper for more than 30 seconds at a time.

  3. Serve with grilled or raw vegetables, naan, pita bread, or crackers.

Yield:

  • 12  servings

Nutrients per serving:

U.S. nutrients per serving (about 3 tbsp/45 mL): Calories 90, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 350 mg, Carbohydrate 12 g, Fiber 3 g, Sugars 1 g, Protein 4 g

Cook's Tips:

You can also use the hummus in place of pizza sauce for flatbreads.

Safety Tip:
* Only use the tamper provided with the Deluxe Cooking Blender. Do not force the tamper deeper into the pitcher. Only use the tamper when blending cold and liquid ingredients.

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