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Classic Act Hummus

Classic Act Hummus from OhMyPotluck.comI decided to whip up some easy hummus this past weekend. Hummus is a quick potluck solution, and I think a lot of people underestimate how easy it is to make. Admittedly, a food processor or good blender comes in handy.

It’s very easy to experiment with hummus (remember my roasted red pepper hummus?). Just add whatever flavours strike your fancy. How do you like your hummus? Olives, grains, peppers, lemons, veggies? Leave your favourite flavour in the comments.

Classic Act Hummus from OhMyPotluck.com

Seeing as this recipe is such a classic, let’s listen to something from a new album called Super Class by Yukon Blonde front-man, Jeffrey Innes. He’s onto a new project called High Ends, and it’s sounds mighty sweet. I’ve had so much fun listening to Yukon Blonde’s music, and it looks like High Ends are following suit, so go on and listen to the song “Downtown”.

Classic Act Hummus from OhMyPotluck.com

Enjoy making your quick dip!

Classic Act Hummus

(Originally made by Joanne)

Makes 2 cups. Good for a 2-3 dozen person potluck.

  • 14 1/2 ounces of cooked chickpeas (one 19 ounce can, drained)
  • 6 tablespoons water (even better if you can use the water from boiling the chickpeas)
  • 1/4 cup (59 ml) fresh lemon juice (about 1 large lemon)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • A pinch of cayenne
  • A pinch of paprika or fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Pita chips, for serving
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor or blender, process until smooth. Add more water as needed to reach desired consistency.
  2. Garnish with paprika or fresh parsley and serve with pita chips.

 

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This entry was posted on October 11, 2014 by in Appetizer & Noms, Dip, Vegan, Vegetarian and tagged , , , .

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