A simple homemade hummus that’s 100% from scratch! This hummus is thick, smooth and creamy, with toasted sesame and garlic flavors Yield:
about 6 cups of hummus Ingredients:
16 ounces dried garbanzo beans/chick peas OR 4 cans (15-ounce cans)
1/4 cup sesame seeds
2-4 cloves of garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt or more, to taste Instructions:
1. Cook garbanzo beans according to package instructions.* When beans are very tender, remove from heat and drain.
2. Heat a heavy (like cast iron) or non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Toss the sesame seeds into the heated pan and cook and stir for a couple minutes, until lightly browned. (Don’t get them too dark, or they will taste burnt.) Remove from heat and allow to cool.
3. In a food processor (or blender), blend the toasted sesame seeds with the garlic and a tablespoon or so of the oil, until smooth. (This might take a couple minutes.) Add more of the oil and some of the cooked garbanzo beans and blend until smooth.
If you have a big food processor or a good blender, you may be able to blend everything at once (in that case, add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth!).
If you have a smaller food processor, blend the beans in 2 batches, saving some of the oil for the second batch, and stirring every minute or two as needed. Then, stir everything together in a bowl.
4. Add more salt if needed. Store hummus in an airtight container in the fridge. Serve with pita chips, unleavened bread, corn chips, or veggie sticks!
This recipe was taken from Tammy’s Recipes.
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