Chickpea

Spicy Green Hummus Recipe

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June 24, 2016
Photo by Holly
Author Notes

Spicy Green Hummus: Easy & healthy recipe adds a little kick to the classic! With chick peas, tahini, jalapeno, lemon, olive oil, garlic, & herbs. —Holly

  • Serves 10
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 1/4 cup rough chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup rough chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeds & stems removed, chopped
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 15 ounces can of chickpeas, drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, more to taste
  • 2 green onions, chopped (optional for garnish)
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Add the tahini and lemon juice to food processor and process for about 1 minute. Use a plastic spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl if needed.
  2. Add olive oil, parsley, cilantro, jalapenos, onion, garlic and salt. Process for about 1 minute, scraping down the bowl as necessary.
  3. Add the chickpeas and process until the hummus has a thick and smooth texture... normally 1 or 2 minutes. Scrape down the bowl a few times while processing.
  4. If hummus is too thick, run the food processor while slowly adding 1 to 2 tablespoons water, until it reaches the desired consistency.
  5. Transfer the hummus into a small serving bowl. Drizzle about a tablespoon of olive oil on top and sprinkle with additional chopped herbs and green onions.
  6. Store hummus in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to one week.

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