Do you enjoy Middle Eastern food? If so, it’s a sure bet you’ve had hummus, a popular creamy dip traditionally made from chickpeas (garbanzo beans) pureed with tahini, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt.
Hummus is generally served as an appetizer with extra virgin olive oil and pita bread. It may be topped with paprika, cumin or roasted pine nuts. Some hummus is spicy and some is tangy. You can even make hummus with beans other than chickpeas. Regardless, hummus is very yummy!
The good news is that hummus is simple to make at home and you can play around with your ingredients, creating something nutritious and delicious. You can also buy one of the many varieties we carry and add your personal touch to it.
Although popular as an appetizer or a snack, hummus adds depth and flavor to salads, sandwiches, and main dishes. These are some of my favorite ideas and recipes:... Read More