Preparation time: 5 minutes
Processing 1 minute
Yield 3 3/4 cups of dip
2 (15-ounce) cans of organic garbanzos; one drained the other one with liquid
1/4 cup raw organic sesame seeds
1 tablespoon unrefined organic olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 garlic clove, peeled
1 teaspoon cumin
salt to taste
1) Place all the ingredients into the Vita-Mix
in the order listed and secure lid
2) Select Variable 1
3) Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High
4) Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades
5) Check salt
Top the hummus with one or all of the following: chopped kalamata olives, chopped red onions, chopped tomato and a drizzle of the olive
Serve with carrots, celery, cauliflower, red/yellow/orange peppers and watch the dip disappear as quickly as it was prepared!
If you're interested in the Vita-Mix special price and free shipping, please call Irma 917-405-5410.
For Food Processor... Recipe from Angelica's Kitchen
A little different.
1 ½ cups organic chickpeas Eden is a good brand (without juice from can)
½ cup organic tahini
2/3 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed and strained
2 cloves garlic, halved lengthwise and stems removed
1 teaspoon ground cumin
¾ teaspoon sea salt (if you use the Celtic Sea Salt use it to taste)
1 pinch cayenne
¾ cup water
*combine chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt and cayenne in a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
*with machine running, gradually add the water, processing until the mixture is creamy and smooth.
*If the sides become caked with bits of unpureed chickpeas, stop and scrape them down with a rubber spatula
*taste and adjust seasoning