Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus

Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus is a delightful Middle Eastern dip that’s perfect for parties, snacks, or as a flavorful addition to your meals. This recipe brings together the rich and savory flavors of roasted garlic with the creaminess of chickpeas. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s surprisingly easy to make at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 head of garlic
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Water (as needed for desired consistency)
  • Paprika and olive oil (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut off the top of the garlic head to expose the cloves, drizzle with a little olive oil, wrap it in aluminum foil, and roast for 30-40 minutes until the cloves are soft and golden.
  3. In a food processor, combine the roasted garlic, chickpeas, tahini paste, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  4. Blend until smooth, adding water as needed for your desired consistency.
  5. Transfer the hummus to a serving dish, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with paprika.
  6. Serve with pita bread, fresh vegetables, or as a dip for your favorite snacks.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 2 cups of Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus

Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus is a flavorful and creamy dip that’s perfect for any occasion. The roasted garlic adds a delightful depth of flavor, making it a crowd favorite.

Nutritional information (per 2 tablespoons): Calories 55 | Fat 3g | Carbohydrates 5g | Fiber 1g | Protein 2g

Creamy Roasted Garlic Hummus is a versatile and healthy dip that’s a hit at gatherings and a tasty addition to your daily snacks. Its creamy texture and rich garlic flavor make it a must-try for hummus enthusiasts. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply enjoying a quiet evening at home, this hummus is sure to please your taste buds. So, give it a try and savor the creamy goodness of homemade Roasted Garlic Hummus!