Making Hummus is recipe for fun

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I confess that I'm mad about Hummus. I've tried just about every concoction and flavour invented, and I've yet to meet a Hummus I didn't like, and devour. Add in some fresh pita, tortilla chips or veggies and I'm in culinary snack heaven. Hummus may be a Middle Eastern invention, but there is no denying the mainstream popularity of this chick pea delight in North America and around the world.

Sure Hummus is in just about every grocery store these days. However, like most foods, Hummus is actually incredibly easy to make at home. Hummus is also one of the most customizable recipes you'll ever encounter.

The primary ingredients for making fresh hummus include chick peas (garbanzo beans), tahini, lemon and extra virgin olive oil.

Here are some of the best recipes showcasing the most delicious and easy recipes for making hummus.

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus - Pinch My Salt

Good served with toasted pita bread or as a dip with corn chips. This is also really good as a sandwich spread.
Cucumber Hummus - FatFree Vegan Kitchen
It’s also a little thinner than most hummus, but that makes it perfect for scooping up with carrots, celery sticks, or more cucumbers.
Vegetable sandwich with hummus - Boston.com
Grill or roast eggplant, zucchini, and bell peppers and tuck them into a sandwich with hummus and spinach.
Chipotle Hummus - Whitney in Chicago
Rinse a couple cans of chickpeas and throw them in a food processor with some tahini, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, salt, pepper and if you are feeling a little frisky, ground chipotle chili power.
photo credit: whitneyinchicago

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