Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe
This Homemade Hummus and Veggies Tray is so easy to make and super delicious you’ll wonder why you ever buy packaged hummus. This is a terrific starter for any party or backyard barbecue. Plus this recipe is easy to customize.
Homemade Hummus with Fresh Veggies
- 2 cups Baby Carrots
- 2 cups Broccoli - cut into small florets
- 2 cups Cauliflower - cut into small florets
- 2 cups Celery - cut into sticks
- 1 Red pepper - sliced into strips
- 2 Yellow Pepper - sliced into strips
- 1 bunch green onions - trimmed
- 19 oz can of chickpeas - drained and rinsed
- 1 clove garlic - minced
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup water
- pinch cayenne pepper
- fresh parsley - chopped for garnish
- 1/2 cup Pine nuts
- Put all of the ingredients except the parsley in a food processor and process until the mixture is smooth.
- Put the mixture into a serving bowl and chill.
- Chill for at least 30 minutes. An hour or 2 is better.
- Toast pine nuts in a skillet and let cool to room temperature.
- Top cold hummus with toasted pine nuts just before serving.
- Arrange veggies in an attractive pattern on a large platter
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