Total Time
5 mins
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Rich, Smooth,Healthy! Serve with toasted pitas. Quick and Easy! Use as a spread for sandwiches. Spread on toasted rye topped with ripe tomatoes. Also add diced red peppers or hot peppers. I try to keep this low in fat if you do as well check out French Tarts Review.

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  1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour olive oil into feed tube over the garbanzo bean mixture to make a smooth mixture.
  4. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
  5. Adding additional oil as needed.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.
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5 5

Easy and delicious! I spread the hummus on a plate, and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, then garnished with a sprig of parsley and a sprinkle of paprika. The ingredients are right on...I didn't change a thing! Thanks for a great recipe!

4 5

The first time I made this my dh said it was gritty. It was my first attempt at homemade hummus so back to the drawing board I went. I doubled the olive oil, added a little water and presto bye bye gritty texture. I added about 1 tsp. cumin the second time. It was quite tasty. Also, I purchased dried chickpeas and used those instead of canned. I soaked them overnight and boiled them for about 1 hour 45 minutes. Then I let them cool and used them for the recipe. I had a two pound bag and had enough to seperate them into 7 two cup portions (and the bag cost $1.84 USD)! Now when I want to make another batch (and I will be making another batch) I can just grab a portion bag out of the freezer and thaw and go.

5 5

Added a little cumin and it was divine! Great recipe :)