Some hummus recipes call for a long list of ingredients and some items (like Tahini) are not always readily available in your fridge or pantry. Here’s an easy and very tasty hummus recipe with just a few ingredients. However, each of those ingredients needs to be of the highest quality, especially when it comes to the olive oil! We also used our very own Deliza roasted red peppers available in our store. It doesn’t get easier than “throw all ingredients into a food processor and you’re done.” Once you taste this, you’ll discover how easy it is to make your own fresh hummus and you’ll wonder why you ever needed a recipe with over 15 ingredients!
- 1 jar (7 ounces) Deliza Roasted Red Peppers, about 3/4 cup, drained. Reserve 1 tablespoon for garnish.
- 2 cans (15 ounces each) garbanzo beans, drained
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/3 cup Olive This! EVOO of your choice or any infused olive oil
- 2 teaspoons sea salt, or to taste
- ¼ cup toasted pine nuts, plus 1 tablespoon for garnish (optional, not in photo above)
Transfer the two cans of drained garbanzo beans to a food processor fitted with a steel blade. Add the toasted pine nuts (less one tablespoon for garnish), drained roasted red peppers (less the 1 tablespoon for garnish), garlic cloves, ground cumin, fresh lemon juice, EVOO, and sea salt.
MAKES ABOUT 1 1/2 CUPS
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