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  • Packed with protein, fiber and folic acid, hummus ranks among the best of the best in snack and light meal options. Hummus can be enjoyed with raw sliced vegetables, sodium-free crackers or simply by the spoonful. :)
Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
6 10minutes 75minutes 75minutes




  1. Bring 4 cups of unsalted water to a bowl in a medium pot.
  2. Add the chickpeas and reduce to a medium heat.
  3. Cover the pot and allow beans to cook for approximately 1-1.5 hours or until the chickpeas are soft but still maintain their shape.
  4. When soft, drain the chickpeas and save 1/2-1 cup of the water used to boil them.
  5. Add the chickpeas along with the tahini, garlic, lemon juice and water to a blender and puree evenly. Add more or less water depending on desired consistency.
  6. Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl.
  7. Top the hummus with olive oil.
  8. Sprinkle the ground cumin, ground paprika and chopped basil on top.
  9. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  10. Classic hummus goes great with raw sliced vegetables, sodium-free crackers, or on its own! Enjoy!

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