Roasted Garlic Hummus: Smooth & Savory

Roasted Garlic Hummus: Smooth & Savory

Rich, velvety, and bursting with flavor, our Roasted Garlic Hummus is a delightful blend of nutty chickpeas, the subtle warmth of roasted garlic, and the zing of lemon. This versatile dip is perfect for gatherings, afternoon snacks, or spreading across your favorite toasted bread.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 whole head of garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Cut the top off the garlic head to expose the cloves. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil, wrap in aluminum foil, and roast for 35-40 minutes until the cloves are soft and golden.
  3. In a food processor, combine the drained chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  4. Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and add them to the food processor.
  5. Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
  6. Taste and adjust seasonings as desired.
  7. Transfer the hummus to a serving dish, drizzle with a little extra olive oil, and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
  8. Serve with pita bread, fresh veggies, or use as a spread on sandwiches.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Yields: about 2 cups

A luscious blend of chickpeas, roasted garlic, and tangy lemon, this Roasted Garlic Hummus is a crowd-pleasing appetizer or snack option that’s as delightful as it is nutritious.

Nutrition information: Calories: 120, Total Fat: 6g, Sodium: 180mg, Total Carbohydrates: 14g, Dietary Fiber: 4g, Protein: 4g

Rich in both taste and nutrients, our Roasted Garlic Hummus invites you on a culinary journey that balances the earthy charm of chickpeas with the warmth of roasted garlic. This velvety-smooth creation offers a harmonious blend of flavors and textures, ensuring that each scoop delivers a burst of pure satisfaction. Whether you’re hosting a social gathering or simply seeking a delightful snack, this hummus will be the star of the table. So, dip in and enjoy a moment of pure indulgence!

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