Sunday, June 15, 2008

homemade hummus

I love this stuff and could eat it every meal. I get a loaf of fresh french bread and cut it up into bite size pieces and then dip it in the hummus. Yum! This is my friend Julie's recipe:
  • 1 can of chick peas (save liquid or I just use water)
  • 1/4 c.-1/3 c. sesame tahini (I found this in our health food store but it may be in the grocery stores there since mainland stores tend to carry random things like that. But this is the key ingredient)
  • juice from 1/2 lemon (sometimes I omit this because it definitely changes the flavor, so you can experiment)
  • salt or soy sauce to taste (I use about a dash of soy sauce)
  • 1-2 T. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)

Mix in a blender. Add water to thin it out just a little bit. Serve right away or can be refrigerated for a few days. Fresh is best though.


Joc said...

I LOVE hummus. We'll have to make a bunch when you come! :)

shanna said...

Yum. This sounds really good! Thanks.

Jess said...

I LOVE hummus too! But I have never made my own I will have to try it! I just happen to have a can of chick peas in the cabinet waiting to be made into hummus! :)

Jess said...

FYI - I just saw sesame tahini at GreenLife. It is in the baby food aisle by the almond butter and that stuff.

livinginparadise said...

We will definitely have to make it when I come!!

Tabitha said...

I love hummus too and am looking forward to trying this! Thanks! Wish I could see you when you hang out in TN.