Homemade Hummus: The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Extra 7

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Making hummus cheaply with items you already have.

Homemade Hummus

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Here is a recipe for a simple hummus that you can make using ingredients you may already have in the house.  All you need is a food processor or a blender.

What you need:

2 – 15 oz cans of chick peas (garbanzo beans) drained & rinsed.
4 tablespoons of lemon juice
1/2 cup of olive oil (more or less depending on taste and consistency)
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika (optional)
2 teaspoons sesame seeds (optional)

Method:

In a food processor combine chick peas, lemon juice & salt.  Add oil untill well combined.  Then add spices.  Serve with tortilla chips, veggies or use as a spread on sandwiches.