Herbed Hummus - Variations

Herbed Hummus - Variations - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1 can (19 oz) chickpeas; drained and rinsed

1/3 cup tahini

3 tablespoons (each) lemon juice and water

1 tablespoon olive oil

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cloves garlic; minced

Directions

VARIATIONS

Herbed Hummus: Omit tahini and cumin. Stir in 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley, 2 green onions, chopped, and 1 teaspoon dried oregano. Makes 2 cups.

Creamy Hummus: Omit tahini and cumin. Stir in 1/4 cup herbed cream cheese, softened. Makes 2 cups.

Black Olive Hummus: Stir in 1/4 cup chopped oil-cured black olives. Makes 2 cups.

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus: Omit tahini, cumin and salt. Substitute sundried tomato oil for olive oil and blend in 1/4 cup drained sun-dried tomatoes. Makes 2 cups.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus: Omit tahini and cumin. Blend in 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers. Makes 2 cups.

In food processor, blend chickpeas, tahini, juice, water, oil, cumin and salt until smooth. Stir in garlic. (Can be covered and refrigerated for up to 3 days.)

Yield: 2 cups

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Latest Reviews

"I've made this quite a few times now and it has become of a family favorite. I dredge the chicken breasts in flour (seasoned with a little salt, pepper, and garlic powder) and brown them. I also double the sauce...I use Frank's and don't add the celery seed. So good!!!" - mdbailey60

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"Add Parmesan cheese into the sauce while cooking. Use no salt added tomatoes. Use ground beef to cut down on sodium content." - lindasrecipes

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"I tried this today, minus the celery seed, added minced garlic. I only had thinly sliced, boneless, skinless chicken breast on hand, so used that. I loved it, and will try it again using different hot sauces (we have at least a dozen kinds in the pantry b/c of DH). DH enjoyed it, as well as my ... " - miss tinkerbell

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