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Hummus is an excellent way to help you get more protein and veggies into your life.



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  • Author: Tammie Duggar



2 cloves garlic, peeled

1 cup water

1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tsp. grated lemon zest

2 Tbsp. Tahini

½ tsp. salt

1½ tsp. ground cumin

½ tsp. paprika

3 Tbsp. olive oil

1 Tbsp. Chives*

12 Tbsp. Fresh parsley*

12 Tbsp. fresh cilantro*C3


In a small sauce pan bring the water to a boil, add in the garlic and boil uncovered for 3 minutes. Take garlic out of water and set aside to cool. Reserve water.


In a food processor or blender, puree the garlic, garbanzo beans, lemon juice, lemon zest, Tahini, salt, cumin, paprika and olive oil. Process until smooth by adding 3-4 Tbsp. of the reserved garlic water, until you get the desired consistency.


Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle with additional paprika.


*You can also stir in any desired herbs.

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