Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Best Ever Hummus Recipe


Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil, or as needed 2 tablespoons olive oil, or as needed
2 teaspoons coarse salt 2 teaspoons coarse salt
1/4 cup olive oil, divided 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
6 pita bread rounds 6 pita bread rounds
2 tablespoons water, or as needed 2 tablespoons water, or as needed
3 tablespoons lemon juice 3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
3 cloves garlic 3 cloves garlic
3 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste) 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame-seed paste)
1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary

Instructions
Mash garlic with the salt in a small bowl. Place into a blender or food processor along with the garbanzo beans, lemon juice, honey, and enough water to cover the beans. Process until smooth. Spoon into a serving dish, and drizzle 2 tablespoons of olive oil over the top.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Brush pita breads with remaining olive oil, and cut into wedges. Season with salt and fresh rosemary. Bake for 5 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool, and serve with hummus.

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