Lemon & Garlic Hummus Recipe
This creamy hummus is the bomb for flavor and festive in its own way! We dare you to not turn away from this recipe simply because of the name. We guarantee this will become one of your favorite hummus recipes. This delicious hummus is sure to grab your taste buds in a very refreshing way. Its flavors meld together the two distinct flavors of lemon and garlic and wow do they complement each other. There seems to be an element of surprise with this tasty hummus that we had not quite experienced before.
Here is what we witnessed when this amazing hummus recipe is served to our guests. After the first bite, they can't stay out of the bowl! Our guests are surprised at the tantalizing flavor, and positive comments start to roll. Our guests always come back to get more “Lemonizing Garlic Hummus”. There seems to be something magnetic about the melded flavors.
Let’s talk about what this healthy hummus has to offer besides the outstanding taste and texture. Did you know that our smooth, healthy hummus is said to be packed with Vitamin A, C, E, K, several B Vitamins, various important minerals, good protein, and good carbohydrates? These little garbanzo beans are literally packed with powerful benefits. That’s a “score” in our book!
Hummus can be made ahead of time and frozen, saving you precious time and energy for those last minute occasions when you want to serve Lemon & Garlic Hummus. Adding flavors is easy, serving this hummus up is a bit rewarding. Try it, you will really like it.
Lemon and Garlic Hummus
¾ cup Palouse Brand Chickpeas
3 cups water
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. minced garlic
2 ½ tbsp. fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch of kosher salt
1 ¾ tbsp. sesame seeds
¾ tsp. salt
½ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. cumin
Soak chickpeas in cool water 6-8 hours or overnight.
Rinse beans and discard water, place beans in a pot and cover with 3 cups, cover and boil for 1 hour.
Set aside cooking water. Rinse beans under cold water for 2 minutes.
For extra creamy hummus remove the chickpea skins.
Place sesame seeds in a food processor, turn on, and slowly add olive oil until seeds are moistened.
Place all ingredients in the food processor and process until smooth. Garnish with a few chopped green onions, thinly sliced cucumber chips or pine nuts.