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.

 

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Homemade Hummus with Fresh Veggies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
chill time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8 appetizers
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
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.
A vegetable platter is always a great option for any party. This means that anyone attending your party will have some nutritious and healthy appetizer options. Homemade hummus is the perfect compliment to an assortment of fresh veggies. 
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Ingredients

Vegetables:

  • 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

Hummus:

  • 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

Instructions

Hummus

  • 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.

Veggies Tray

  • Arrange veggies in an attractive pattern on a large platter

Notes

Hummus is also great served with pita chips, pita bread or naan.
This doubles easily for potlucks and Sandbar Sundays.

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5225IU | Vitamin C: 111.5mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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3 Comments

  1. Kelly D
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    Super easy and way better than the store bought stuff.

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  2. Kelly D
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    Easy and really good!

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  3. Brad
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    The picture looked so good I had to make it and it tasted as good as it looks. What a super healthy and delicious dish.

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