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Homemade Hummus Assortment

August 21, 2017

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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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.

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Author

Jan Pinnington

Jan Pinnington is the founder of Healthy Hands Cooking.