Italian Chickpea Spread (Hummus)

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Harrys Girl

My favorite chickpea spread recipe. Great on pasta, sandwiches, bread, crackers... Everything. :)

Top Review by Aunt Cookie

So good! I've been using this as a sandwich spread, but it would also be good with raw veggies. I made a few substitutions/changes to the recipe: I used blanched, toasted almonds instead of pine nuts (they're just too expensive this year), and I just realized now that I forgot to add the lemon juice. I used only one clove of garlic, because I'm bringing this to work and don't want to subject my office-mates to horrible garlic breath. :) I minced the garlic before adding it to the food processor, because I hate it when you get a big, unprocessed chunk of the stuff in your hummus. Also, I minced the basil and stirred it in by hand after processing the rest of the spread, so it wouldn't make the spread a funny color (it is red because of the roasted pepper). Thanks for sharing this recipe! I wanted something hummus-like but not the same old thing, and this fit the bill.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend.
  2. Refrigerate.
  3. Enjoy!

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