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Real Food Hummus Recipe | Boholistic Mom

If you are searching for a recipe for real food hummus you have come to the right place.  Real food hummus is great; hummus is adequate, but not fabulous.  Considering hummus is so easy to make, why not make it fresh and as real as possible?  Try this real food hummus recipe and get your family snacking right!

Real Food Hummus

2 cups – Chickpeas, cooked or canned (or Garbanzo Beans)

1 tablespoon – Tahini (or Peanut Butter)

2 tablespoons – Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

1 small – Garlic Clove

1 small – Lemon, juiced

1/4 teaspoon – Salt

Pinch of Cayenne Pepper


Combine all ingredients in a food processor or a heavy duty blender.  Continue to blend ingredients until smooth.  Add extra olive oil to the bowl when serving, as desired.

Remember, a recipe is only as good as you decide.  If you want more garlic, add more garlic.  If you want more lemon flavor, add more lemon juice.  Tweak the recipe until it is your own and just the way you like it!

Possible Additions

2 tablespoons – Roasted Red Peppers

2 tablespoons – Italian Roasted Eggplant

1 teaspoon – Cilantro

1 teaspoon – Parsley

Add one of these additions to a batch of hummus to add a new kick to your hummus.

Additional Recipe Ideas

Hummus is all in the taste of the beholder . . . or at least of the one eating it.  If you don’t like my particular recipe, no problem!  Try making it another way and I’m sure you’ll find the combination you like.  Remember, if you don’t like a food one way, just keep trying.  You will find a way to prepare it that you will love.
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