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Basic Hummus

 
This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
This recipe is vegan.vegan
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $0.1

$0.10 per serving

4 people like this recipe

4 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

20 vegetarian,vegan,gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,lacto ovo vegetarian,vegan antipasti,condiment,starter,snack,appetizer,dip,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre,spread Middle Eastern
spoonacular Score:42%

Spoonacular Score: 42%

 

You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Basic Hummus a try. For 10 cents per serving, this recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 40 calories, 2g of protein, and 2g of fat. This recipe serves 20. This recipe is liked by 4 foodies and cooks. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, lacto ovo vegetarian, and vegan diet. It is a very budget friendly recipe for fans of middl eastern food. This recipe from Foodista requires water, olive oil, juice of lemon, and salt. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 41%. This score is solid. Users who liked this recipe also liked Basic Hummus, Best Basic Hummus, and Basic Hummus from 'Jerusalem.

Sparkling rosé and Sparkling Wine are great choices for Hummus. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. One wine you could try is Bellissima Sparkling rosé. It has 4.5 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 24 dollars.

Bellissima Sparkling Rose

This is an elegant, bright rosé, with hints of strawberry and grapefruit, and a soft, persistent foam. Uncorked at the very last minute, Bellissima Sparkling Rosé pairs perfectly with smoked salmon, shellfish, and seafood hor d’oeuvres such as tuna tartare, sushi, and sashimi.

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Ingredients

Servings:
19 oz
19 oz canned chickpeas
canned chickpeas
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp olive oil
olive oil
1
1  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
2 large cloves
2 large cloves garlic
garlic
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps tahini
tahini
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps water
water
1 pinch
1 pinch cumin
cumin
1 pinch
1 pinch salt
salt
19 oz canned chickpeas
19 oz
canned chickpeas
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1  lemon (juice)
1
lemon (juice)
2 large cloves garlic
2 large cloves
garlic
2 Tbsps tahini
2 Tbsps
tahini
2 Tbsps water
2 Tbsps
water
1 pinch cumin
1 pinch
cumin
1 pinch salt
1 pinch
salt

Equipment

food processor
food processor
bowl
bowl
food processor
food processor
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Puree the tahini in the food processor for about a minute until it becomes a paste. Then add the olive oil, garlic lemon juice, cumin and salt and pulse until the ingrdients are well incorporated. Add the chickpeas (skinned or not) in two batches. Wait for the first batch to be completely smooth until the next one is added. The taste will vary. If you want the hummus to be smoother it is up to you to add more lemon juice or water to reach your level of smoothness. Pour hummus into a bowl. Garnish with garbanzo beans in the middle of the bowl, paprika (hot or mild), and add your best extra virgin olive oil on top. Serve with warm pita bread (whole wheat preferred).

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.10
Ingredient
19 ounces canned chickpeas
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lemon (juice)
2 large cloves garlic
2 tablespoons tahini
Price
$1.10
$0.17
$0.20
$0.13
$0.35
$1.95

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
39 Calories
1g Protein
2g Total Fat
4g Carbs
5% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
39
2%

Fat
2g
3%

  Saturated Fat
0.26g
2%

Carbohydrates
4g
1%

  Sugar
0.04g
0%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
77mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
1g
3%

Manganese
0.23mg
11%

Vitamin B6
0.13mg
7%

Fiber
1g
5%

Phosphorus
34mg
3%

Copper
0.07mg
3%

Iron
0.41mg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.03mg
2%

Magnesium
8mg
2%

Folate
8µg
2%

Zinc
0.26mg
2%

Selenium
1µg
2%

Potassium
48mg
1%

Calcium
12mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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