Hummus

Recipe on Rails
Prep Time: about 2 hours

Servings: 12

Uploaded by:
   Warren Prince

Tags:
vegetarian, vegan, appetizer, side

Ingredients

0.5100.0cupChickpeasdried
0.1250.53teaspoonBaking Soda
3.045.75tablespoonLemon Juice
6.084.0tablespoonTahiniJoyva brand
3.037.5tablespoonOil, Olive
1.01.0cloveGarlicminced
0.52.5teaspoonSalt
0.250.5teaspoonGround Cumin

Instructions

1. 

Soak the chickpeas in a quart of water overnight. Drain and place in the pot with a fresh quart of water and the baking soda. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for an hour or till creamy. Drain, reserving the liquid.

2. 

Assemble ingredients as cooked chickpeas cool.

3. 

Mix 1/4 cup of the reserved chickpea cooking liquid with the lemon juice. This may seem to curdle.

4. 

Whisk 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the tahini.

5. 

Process the chickpeas, garlic, salt and cumin in a food processor for about 15 seconds. Scrape sides.

6. 

With processor running, add the lemon mixture slowly through the feed tube. Process for about a minute. Scrape down.

7. 

Slowly add the tahini mixture through feed tube as processor runs.

8. 

Process till smooth and creamy. Allow to sit for a half hour for flavors to blend.

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