a different twist on typical hummus
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 cups of cooked chick peas
- 2 tbsp . olive oil
- 1/8 cup of fresh squeezed lime juice
- 1 cup fresh cilantro
- 1 tsp salt
- splash of water
- Place all ingredients into a blender and mix well. Add additional salt or lime to taste, and additional olive oil until it reaches a smooth consistency. Top with Pico de Gallo for an extra flavor kick.
Place cover securely and place motor on top and blend well for about a minute. Add additional salt and lime to taste, and olive oil until it reaches a consistency that you will enjoy.
Tip for preparing chick peas:
Fresh is always best! Soak raw chick peas overnight in water, as directed on packaging label.
Boil pre-soaked chick peas in pot until they are tender. It may take up to an hour depending on temperature.
Yes, if this sounds too complicated or you don’t have enough time canned chick peas will work just fine.