There are very few ingredients required to make hummus. In light of this, it’s imperative that the handful of ingredients used be of the highest quality available especially where the olive oil is concerned. This, and only this, is the secret to amazing hummus.
And while it’s hard to imagine getting tired of great hummus, if you’d like a little change of pace, try this exceedingly delicious and easy rendition that includes heart healthy roasted red peppers marinated in UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
1 jar Delizia Roasted Red Peppers, drained(sold at The Virgin Olive Oiler)
2 – 15 oz. cans garbanzo beans, drained
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup Certified UP Extra Virgin Olive Oil of your choice(Substitute Cayenned Agrumato Olive Oil if you like it spicy)
2 teaspoons sea salt, or to taste
Place all of the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until creamy and smooth. Adjust seasoning as desired. Refrigerate until ready to serve and drizzle more fresh olive oil over the top if desired.
Use as a dip for veggies or pita chips or a spread on your favorite sandwich!