Quick, easy and healthy recipe: Black Hummus
I’m totally in love with hummus (and even more with black hummus… Just kidding).
Not only is it delicious, but it’s also a great source of protein that goes well with pretty much anything from raw veggie sticks, salad or grilled veggies to sweet potato chips.
For this recipe, I used black chickpeas, for an original touch. I loved the colour and decided to give it a try.
That’s why this hummus is slightly darker than most but the taste doesn’t change much from the original hummus. You can, of course, also use regular chickpeas for this recipe.
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Black Hummus Recipe
What you need (serves 4)
- 1/2 bowl of organic black chickpeas
- 1-1½ cups water
- 4 Tbsp. tahini (+1 Tbsp. extra for optional topping)
- juice of 1 lemon
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 pinch unrefined sea salt
- 1 pinch black pepper
- parsley for topping
- dash of virgin first cold pressed olive oil for topping
What you do
Soak the chickpeas overnight.
Discard the soaking water and rinse the chickpeas carefully before cooking. Then cook as recommended on the package.
Once cooked, discard the cooking water and rinse the chickpeas, once again with clean water (soaking and rinsing your grains carefully is important to enhance digestion and prevent bloating and gas).
Then, blend the chickpeas with all the other ingredients (salt, pepper, tahini, lemon juice and water). Start with one small cup of water and add a bit more if the texture is too tick.
Top with a handful of chopped parsley, extra tahini and a drizzle of olive oil.