Hi everyone, it’s Emerald, FreshDirect’s food stylist. Today, I’ve got a hummus recipe for you from my Brooklyn kitchen. We’re going to make it using canned chickpeas and a few simple ingredients you probably already have in your pantry. It’s really easy and it makes a great, healthy snack. Check it out below!
Classic Hummus Recipe
What You’ll Need:
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
½ cup tahini
1 clove garlic, peeled
Juice of 1 lemon
½ teaspoon cumin
¾ teaspoon kosher salt
Black pepper, to taste
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling
Optional toppings: fresh parsley, Aleppo pepper, za’atar
What To Do:
Place the chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt, pepper, and water in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. With the motor running, slowly pour in olive oil until mixture is light and creamy. Taste and season with more salt as necessary.
Transfer hummus to a bowl for serving, then drizzle with olive oil. Garnish with any desired toppings and serve with pita and fresh vegetables for dipping, or use in sandwiches, wraps, salads, or other recipes.
Watch me make this recipe in the video below.