Recipe: Hummus


Our version of this Middle-Eastern dip contains chickpeas, garlic, and raw sesame seeds. It’s traditionally served with flatbread, but crackers and tortilla chips are great, too.


30 ounces (900 g) canned chickpeas, liquid reserved
1/4 cup (35 g) sesame seeds
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice
1 garlic clove, peeled
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt


– Place chickpeas, sesame seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
– Select Variable 1.
– Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
– Blend 1 minute, using the tamper to push the ingredients into the blades.
– Season to taste with salt.

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