Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus


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Hummus is a fantastic vegan dip that has remained popular over the years because of its rich flavor and wonderful texture. A staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, hummus (Arabic for chickpeas) actually has a long history, dating back to ancient times. It is rich in fiber, protein, vitamins B6 and C, folate and iron. If you love hummus and are crazy for garlic, try this Roasted Garlic Hummus recipe.

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Serving Size / Yield

4 servings


  • 1 can (about 15 oz.) of chickpeas, well-drained
  • 3 large cloves of garlic
  • 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbs. sesame tahini
  • 3/4 tsp. salt

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To roast the garlic, preheat oven to 400 degrees
Drizzle the garlic with olive oil and roast wrapped in foil, for about 20 minutes
Once garlic is soft, remove from oven and allow to cool
In a food processor, put the softened and peeled garlic and chickpeas and grind until the mixture resembles a rough paste
While the processor is still turned on, add the lemon juice and the sesame tahini
Add the salt and puree the mixture until smooth
Transfer onto a dish or bowl and serve with assorted chips, chopped veggies, sliced avocados and crackers
This hummus recipe also makes a savory spread or dressing for salads, and pairs well with grilled meats 

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