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Super Easy Smooth and Creamy Hummus Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried chickpeas
  • 1 tsp baking soda divided
  • 2 garlic cloves unpeeled
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice or to taste
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 tbsp ice water
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin

Instructions

  • Place chickpeas and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda in a medium bowl and add cold water to cover by 2 inches. Cover and let sit, at room temperature overnight, until chickpeas have doubled in size. Drain and rinse.
    Place chickpeas and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda in a medium bowl and add cold water to cover by 2 inches. Cover and let sit, at room temperature overnight, until chickpeas have doubled in size. Drain and rinse.z
  • In a large saucepan, combine the soaked chickpeas and remaining 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and add cold water to cover by at least 2 inches. Bring to a boil, skimming if needed. Reduce the heat to medium-low, partially cover, and simmer until chickpeas are tender and squish easily between your fingers, about 45–60 minutes. Drain and set aside.
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  • While the chickpeas are cooking, place the garlic, 2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons of the lemon juice, and tahini in a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. With the motor running, Add the ice water, 1 tablespoon at a time (it may seize up at first) until mixture is very smooth, pale, and thick. 
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  • Add the drained chickpeas and cumin and process, scraping down the sides as needed, until very smooth, about 4 minutes. Thin with water if a looser consistency is needed. Taste and season with lemon juice, and cumin, as desired.
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