Today I want to share a very easy health-boosting hummus recipe with you. Over the years I've tried various recipes and ready-to-eat products from the grocery stores and in restaurants, but the one I explain below is definitely my favorite. I originally found the base recipe on the german recipe site chefkoch.de. It was (and still is) the highest ranked hummus recipe sorted by user feedback (for the original German recipe from Merceile click here). I just translated it here for you and add some little modifications that I always use to make it a bit more creamy.
What is hummus exactly?
Hummus is a Levantine dip made from cooked and mashed chickpeas blended with olive oil, tahini, garlic, spices, lemon juice and salt and is very popular in the Middle Eastern cuisine (the Levant covers a large area of the Eastern Mediterranean, e.g. Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, southern Turkey).
Which health benefits does it provide?
Due to the significant amount of chickpeas …