Garlicky Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts and Olive Oil


This is probably my new favorite hummus. I love how smooth it is and sprinkled with toasted pine nuts and drizzled with olive oil is certainly the way to go. You can make it spicier by adding a teaspoon of cumin or some cayenne.

Garlicky Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts and Olive Oil

Garlicky Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts and Olive Oil

Garlicky Hummus with Toasted Pine Nuts and Olive Oil

Ingredients

4 garlic cloves, minced and then mashed (I added one more)

2 15-oz cans of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed

2/3 cup of tahini (roasted, not raw)

1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup olive oil, plus some to drizzle

1/2 teaspoon of salt

Pine nuts, toasted

Directions

In a food processor, combine the mashed garlic, garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, 1/2 cup water, and olive oil. Process until smooth. Add salt, starting at a half a teaspoon, to taste. Spoon into serving dish and sprinkle with toasted pine nuts and drizzle on some olive oil. Serve with crackers, raw dip vegetables such as carrots or celery, or with pita bread. Makes about 3 cups. Enjoy!

lauren lauren 4 years 10 weeks
Beautiful and yummy!