Creamy Hummus Recipe
Hummus is so simple to make – no need to buy it at the store!
Hummus is great served with pita bread, veggies, or as a spread in a sandwich. It’s great to pack in lunches or serve when you have company – and it tastes even better when you make it yourself. This recipe uses yogurt which adds a creamy texture to this hummus. You are going to love it!
Makes 12 servings
What you need:
1 can (19 oz./540 ml) chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), drained
2 green onions
2-4 large cloves garlic
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)*
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp salt
Fresh ground pepper to taste
1/2 cup 1-2% plain yogurt
*tahini is found in jars/containers in deli’s, ethnic sections of your grocery store or beside the peanut butter
How you prepare the creamy hummus recipe
In a food processor or blender, purée all of the above ingredients except the yogurt, until smooth. Mix in yogurt. Chill or serve at room temperature as a dip for pita bread, crackers, raw veggies or as part of a sandwich.
3 g Fibre
We hope you enjoy this recipe for creamy hummus! Let us know your favourite way to use hummus in the comments.
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