Savor the Mediterranean: Homemade Hummus Bliss

Transport yourself to the azure shores and sun-kissed landscapes of the Mediterranean with our exquisite recipe for Homemade Hummus Bliss. This delightful dish embodies the flavors and spirit of the region, bringing together simple ingredients to create a culinary masterpiece that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
  • Paprika and olive oil for drizzling

Instructions

  1. Start by draining and rinsing the cooked chickpeas, reserving a few for garnish.
  2. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, minced garlic, lemon juice, ground cumin, salt, and pepper.
  3. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding a splash of water if needed to achieve the desired consistency.
  4. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding more lemon juice or cumin according to your preference.
  5. Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, creating a well in the center with the back of a spoon.
  6. Drizzle olive oil over the top and sprinkle with paprika for a burst of color and flavor.
  7. Garnish with the reserved chickpeas and chopped fresh parsley, evoking the vibrant Mediterranean palette.
  8. Serve with warm pita bread, crisp vegetable sticks, or as a spread for your favorite sandwiches.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Approximately 2 cups

Indulge in the creamy, velvety texture of our Homemade Hummus Bliss, where the robust earthiness of chickpeas dances harmoniously with the nutty aroma of tahini and the zesty brightness of lemon. This Mediterranean delight is not just a dip – it’s an experience that transports you to the heart of coastal paradise.

Nutrition: Each 1/4 cup serving contains approximately 120 calories, 4g protein, 7g fat, 10g carbohydrates, 3g fiber.

As you savor each bite of this Homemade Hummus Bliss, close your eyes and let the flavors sweep you away to the breathtaking landscapes of the Mediterranean. Share this delightful recipe with loved ones, and bring a touch of coastal enchantment to your table. With its captivating simplicity and irresistible taste, this hummus is a culinary treasure that celebrates the art of savoring life’s pleasures.