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Easy Authentic Hummus Recipe

For a quick and easy appetizer recipe, hummus is a great option. Not only is this an easy recipe for appetizers because you simply combine a few ingredients, but it goes with lots of different things too. You can serve crudités, crackers, breadsticks, toast and more with hummus because its creamy and slightly nutty flavor suits many different foods. Olives on toothpicks and various sliced vegetables go particularly well with the smooth, creamy, nutty flavor of hummus and this includes chopped raw mushrooms, slices of carrot, raw cauliflower florets and more.

The following hummus recipe is simple to make and simple in flavor. Store-bought hummus is all right but nowhere near as delicious and mouthwatering as a homemade recipe for hummus. With only five ingredients, you will find this one simple to put together. Hummus is a dip recipe that everybody knows and you might like to serve a selection of dips – well known ones like hummus and less known hot dip recipes too.

There are different types of hummus recipes but this one is the traditional hummus recipe, blending chickpeas, lemon juice, and oil. Homemade hummus tastes deliciously fresh and you can garnish it with lemon slices or a sprinkling of cumin or paprika on top for color.

How to Make Hummus
Summary: Hummus is always great when freshly homemade. This recipe blends chickpeas with lemon, olive oil and cumin, for a simple yet fresh and delicious result.
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Recipe type: Dip Recipe
Serves: 6
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  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 16 oz can chickpeas
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin plus more for garnish
  • 2 thin slices lemon, halved, for garnish
  1. Blend everything together in a food processor until the hummus is creamy and smooth.
  2. Serve immediately, garnished with the lemon slices, or store for up to 3 days in an airtight container.
  3. You might like to sprinkle some more cumin over the finished hummus.

Photo Description:

This tasty dip recipe is so easy to make and it looks really appetizing, especially when you serve it with some lemon slices and a sprinkling of paprika for color. Hummus is versatile and you can serve it with salad or as a dip for bread, toast, breadsticks, vegetables or anything else you fancy. Everyone loves hummus and a homemade hummus recipe is especially good. This recipe for hummus might be very simple and only use a few ingredients but the end flavor is well balanced and really impressive.

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