How to Prepare Perfect Easy Hummus

Easy Hummus.

Easy Hummus You can have Easy Hummus using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Easy Hummus

  1. You need 225-240 g of canned chickpeas (garbanzos).
  2. You need 2-3 tbsp of almond butter, or Skippy (or tahini if you have one).
  3. Prepare 1/4 cup of olive oil.
  4. It's 2-4 of garlic cloves, to taste.
  5. It's Dash of salt, to taste.
  6. Prepare 1/2 tsp of cumin (optional).
  7. It's 1/8 cup of lemon / lime juice (or juice out 4-6 pcs of calamansi).
  8. Prepare 2-3 tbsp of "cold" water (trick of the trade).
  9. You need Dash of paprika or cayenne pepper, as garnish.
  10. Prepare Dash of olive oil, as garnish.

Easy Hummus instructions

  1. On a blender / bullet / food processor, combine nut butter (or tahini), and olive oil and pulse until smooth..
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients, pulse until smooth. If puree appear to be tacky or thick, add 1-2 tbsp of water then pulse again. NOTE!: If you have LOTS of time and want to make extra creamy hummus, peel off the chickpea membranes before you puree them..
  3. Taste test to know if you need to adjust according to your own preference..
  4. Transfer puree on a serving bowl. With a spoon, gently glide it on top of the puree to create a pleasantly looking swirl, then drizzle a dash of paprika and olive oil..
  5. Serve as a dip, as a bread spread, as a salad dressing, OR use as your alternative to cheese or mayonnaise that your other recipe calls for..