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My Favorite Hummus

I couldn't post my Homemade Naan Bread recipe without also sharing my favorite homemade hummus!  They go together like peanut butter and jelly, after all!

I'm fairly certain our daughter could live off of hummus.  She loves it with soft pita bread, pita chips, grape tomatoes, sweet peppers and sliced cucumbers.  Really, our whole family loves it.  I've even been known to spread it on lightly toasted slices of my Homemade Naan Bread with a sprinkling of Everything Seasoning and sliced turkey for a quick turkey sandwich.

For convenience sake, I often buy the individual snack packs of hummus at the grocery store to make snack time easy, but nothing beats making it homemade.  The lemon juice adds a terrific freshness, and this recipe reminds me of the hummus at Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe.

Celeste's Favorite Hummus


1 (15 oz) can chick peas, drained (reserve liquid)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 tsp cumin
Salt, to taste
2-3 Tbsp reserved chick pea liquid

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
A dash of paprika

Add all main ingredients to the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth.

Pour out into a bowl and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and a sprinkling of paprika.



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