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SUNDRIED TOMATO HUMMUS
If you love hummus, we’ve got you covered. This recipe is super simple and requires just five ingredients, so it’s perfect for people who are new to the kitchen. And even if you’re not new, it’s always good to have a few simple recipes up your sleeve to whip up a healthy appetizer or side dish in a pinch. Sun-dried tomato hummus is one of our favorite varieties because it’s so savory and rich. What’s more, it’s an excellent source of plant-based protein, as well as fiber and a variety of vitamins and nutrients.
We love hummus. We love sundried tomatoes. We love them together.
It's no secret that most store-bought hummus is loaded with a bunch of added fat, salt and preservatives. Not only is this bad for your health, but it won't live up to the taste of a fresh homemade batch. We've created this quick and healthy sundried tomato hummus recipe to teach you how to make the most delicious, lower fat version at home.
Versatile, nutritious, and incredibly easy to make, it can be enjoyed as an appetizer, snack, or side dish. Enjoy this quick and healthy version of the classic Middle Eastern dip any time of year. Serve as an appetizer with crackers and fresh vegetables or as a replacement for mayo in your favorite sandwich.
WHAT YOU NEED
- 1½ cups (250g) chickpeas, drained
- ¼ cup (45g) sundried tomatoes in oil
- 1 clove garlic
- ½ lemon, juiced
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup (60ml) water