Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
2 large cloves garlic, peeled
1 tsp sea salt
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups chickpeas, canned or dried & prepared
1/3 cup tahini
1/2 cup roasted red peppers
1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 tsp dried basil
1/4 cup pine nuts
Add garlic, salt, lemon juice, chickpeas, tahini & most of the roasted red peppers & pine nuts to a food processor. Blend until smooth. If needed, add small amounts of water until desired consistency is reached.
Transfer to a serving bowl
Drizzle olive oil over the top of the hummus
Sprinkle the dried basil over the top.
Dice up the remaining roasted red peppers.
Garnish the hummus with the remaining diced roasted red peppers and pine nuts
Your hummus can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week. It can be served chilled or at room temperature. Serve with whole-grain pita chips, sprouted grain tortillas, tortilla chips, vegetables or in sandwiches.