Having both my mom and step dad over is a bit comical… almost like the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding. My mom, the Spaniard, tries to tell him to use more or less olive oil or garlic…etc. He says: Hummus is Greek. Don’t mess with the ingredients.
- 2 (14 oz) cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- Juice from 1 lemon
- 1¼ cup of water
- 2 TB tahini
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1-2 garlic cloves
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- In a food processor or blender, combine chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, oil, cumin, and garlic, mix for 1 minute.
- Begin to thin with water adding it in slowly until you reach the thickness/consistency you like. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate, in an airtight container, up to 1 week.
The word Hummus comes from the Greek word Humm, which means…
Pictured: Turkey & Hummus Sandwich on a favorite bread with fruit and veggies from the MOMables menus.