Refreshing summertime, our Cilantro Lime Hummus is just that! You will find our Cilantro Lime Hummus is full of texture and can be served with just about anything you wish. Let’s just say this recipe is a zesty, bold, and very easy to make. We also might add, the lime certainly adds some zip.
Possibly the most interesting information we may give you today about this recipe is, this is a recipe for hummus with tahini. We really did just say that. . . . this is a recipe for hummus with tahini! You make your own tahini! Tahini is a Middle Eastern paste or sauce made from ground sesame seeds and that is exactly what you are going to do. Tahini and hummus are very traditional dishes and we have thoroughly enjoyed reinventing them over the last six weeks! Check out our favorite hummus variations here.
Fresh tahini, the freshest dried garbanzo beans you can buy, this recipe is fresh and homemade all the way! Fresh hummus is something to love! We love being able to share our farm, kitchen, and beans with you. We are proud to be growing and offering one of the oldest consumed crops in the world because we know how special and important chickpeas are. Want to learn more about garbanzo bean nutrition and other interesting facts click here.
We hope you love this Cilantro Hummus as much as we do! With just the right amount of zing, it is sure to become a summer favorite! We suggest serving with your favorite veggies, crackers, or try pita wedges as they are also tasty with our Cilantro Lime Hummus.
Cilantro Lime Hummus
¾ cup Palouse Brand Chickpeas
1 ¾ tbsp. sesame seeds
¾ tsp. salt
½ tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. cumin
1 tsp. lemon juice
3 cups water
2 tbsp. olive oil
½ cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
½ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
1 ½ tbsp. olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. grated lime peel from squeezed limes
1 tsp. garlic salt
1 pinch cayenne pepper
Soak chickpeas for 8 hours in 4 cups water.
Drain chickpeas and place in a pot covered with 3 cups water and boil for 1 hour.
Drain and set aside cooking water, rinse under cold water for 2 minutes.
Rinse beans while gently turning the beans with a wooden spoon in order to remove skins. Spread beans on a baking sheet, pick out loose skins and dispose.
Place sesame seeds and olive oil in a food processor and blend.
Add chickpeas and blend in the food processor. Gradually add cooking water to reach desired consistency.
Add seasoning, chopped cilantro leaves, freshly squeezed lime juice, olive oil, garlic cloves, grated lime peel, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper.
Mix well, scrap sides and mix again.