Garlicky Hummus

Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

This is a lower fat version of the traditional hummus. If you love garlic, this is for you!

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  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Wrap garlic heads in aluminum foil.
  3. Cook in oven until very soft, about 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven, and allow to cool in the foil.
  5. When cool, cut each head in half horizontally, and squeeze cloves into the bowl of a food processor.
  6. Add remaining ingredients, and puree until smooth.
  7. Add up to 2 tablespoons water if mixture is too thick.
  8. Refrigerate in an airtight container, up to 3 days, until ready to serve.
  9. Great served with pita chip or crackers.
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5 5

Asked my husband how he likes tahini-less hummus. His voice, muffled and overfilled said, "Rrrrhis rooood!" I was inexplicably happy not to miss that spectacle. Made for PRMR.

5 5

I used sour cream instead of ricotta too, but LOVE THE RECIPE! I used fresh basil and did it up in the food processor. WOW! I am a huge fan of Trader Joe's Mediterranean hummus, but not huge on Sabra's brand! This hit the spot and even better it was homemade! Thanks for sharing a great recipe!

5 5

Loved it! I made this for my dinner this evening with basil chips. I baked 1 head of garlic, and used cottage cheese in place of the ricotta. I also used smoked paprika..wonderful, yummy and absolutely will be made time and again! Thank You for sharing this winner Sharon123!