Basic Hummus (with Leeks and Dukkah)

by Erica Perez March 20, 2016

Recipe courtesy Mezze and Dolce

Basic Hummus Ingredients:

1/6 cup tahini
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 cloves garlic
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tbsp ground cumin
3/4 tsp salt
hot water
2 cups cooked chickpeas
generous ground black pepper

Directions: Basic Hummus

Pulse tahini, lemon juice, garlic in food processor. Add the rest of the ingredients with 1-2 Tbsp hot water until desired texture.

Variation: Hummus with leeks and Dukkah (Egyptian spices)

Roast chopped leeks with olive oil, salt, and pepper on baking sheet at 350 for 30 minutes or until brown.

For the Dukkah, blend 2 tablespoons chopped nuts, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, 1 tablespoon coriander, 1/2 tablespoon cumin and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix most of the Dukkah into the leeks. Place the leeks on the hummus and sprinkle the remaining Dukkah atop.

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