Hummus – Naturally Gluten-Free

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Combination of chickpeas, garlic and fresh lemon juice, creates this extra creamy amazing dip. This hummus is delicately flavoured and can be served as a snack or appetizer with some fresh veggies or as a sandwich spread instead of butter or mayonnaise. There are many versions of hummus, but this is truly the best one!

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup dried chickpeas or 2 cans (13.5 oz. each) drained. I always use dried chickpeas, they have more flavour and are more economical
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, plus some for sprinkling
  • 2/3 cup tahini paste
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Pinch of organic, gluten-free cayenne pepper for sprinkling
  • Instructions

  • Add the chickpeas in a bowl with 5 cups of cold water and let soak overnight.
  • Drain the chickpeas and add plenty of fresh cold water, about 4 inches above the chickpeas, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for one hour or until chickpeas are soft, and then drain.
  • Add cooked chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil and tahini in a food processor and blend until creamy. Stir in salt and transfer to a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle with extra virgin olive oil and cayenne pepper.


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