Roasted Garlic Hummus: Dip into Mediterranean Delight



Roasted Garlic Hummus: Dip into Mediterranean Delight

The aroma of roasted garlic intertwined with the freshness of Mediterranean flavors β€” that’s what makes our Roasted Garlic Hummus truly exceptional. This recipe is a delightful gateway to the heart of the Mediterranean cuisine, bringing together simple ingredients in an explosion of taste and texture.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15oz each) of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 heads of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400Β°F (200Β°C).
  2. Cut the tops off the garlic heads, exposing the cloves.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil, wrap in aluminum foil, and roast for 40 minutes.
  4. In a food processor, combine drained chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  5. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and add them to the processor.
  6. Blend until smooth, drizzling in olive oil as you go.
  7. If the mixture is too thick, add water (or reserved chickpea liquid) a little at a time.
  8. Adjust seasoning to your preference.
  9. Transfer to a serving bowl, create a well in the center, and drizzle with olive oil.
  10. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yield: 2 cups

Creamy roasted garlic hummus with a Mediterranean twist, perfect for dipping and spreading.

Nutrition information: Calories: 150 | Total Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g

Savor every scoop of this Roasted Garlic Hummus as you transport yourself to the sun-kissed shores of the Mediterranean. The rich creaminess of the hummus, coupled with the deep, caramelized flavors of roasted garlic, dances harmoniously with the zingy freshness of lemon and the earthy undertones of cumin. Spread it on warm pita bread, use it as a dip for crisp vegetables, or dollop it onto your favorite grilled dishes. With each bite, you’ll be embarking on a culinary journey through the enchanting Mediterranean landscape.

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