Enjoy an assortment of Homemade Hummus: Garlic, Olive, Tangy Lemon, and Lemon Blueberry. Try this healthy recipe and visit Healthy Hands Cooking to learn about our instructor opportunity and healthy cooking classes.
Homemade Hummus Assortment
Makes: 12 servings
Time: 10-15 Minutes
- 2 Cans of Chickpeas, drained, juices reserved
- 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1 Jumbo clove garlic (or 3 regular garlic cloves)
- Pinches Salt
- 1-2 Lemons
- 10 Green Olives
- 1 Tablespoon Honey
- 1/2 Cup Blueberries, fresh or frozen
Place one can of drained chickpeas in a food processor.
Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil, pinch salt, squeeze of lemon, and garlic.
Blend and add a bit of reserved chickpea liquid at a time until desired consistency.
Scoop half of the mixture into a serving bowl.
With remaining mixture, add 10 green pimento olives (or to taste).
Blend until smooth. Scoop into a second serving bowl and decorate with sliced olive.
Rinse food processor and add second can of drained chickpeas.
Add 1 Tbsp. olive oil, 1 Tbsp. honey, pinch salt, and juice of one whole lemon.
Blend, adding reserved liquid until desired consistency and taste.
Scoop half of the lemon mixture into a serving bowl and decorate with lemon peel or lemon shavings.
Add 1/2 cup blueberries to remaining mixture and blend until smooth.
Add some reserved liquid if needed.
Scoop into a serving bowl and decorate with a few blueberries for garnish.
Serve hummus with fresh cut veggies, whole grain crisps or fruit such as apple slices.
Makes 4, 1/2 cup servings of each kind.