Classic Hummus

AuthorTheGBYCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

Hummus - The GBY

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time15 mins

 1 lb Slow Cooker Chickpeas, recipe below
 2 Garlic, cloves, minced
 1 ½ tsp Kosher Salt
 5 tbsp Lemon Juice, freshly squeezed
 ¼ cup water
  cup Tahini
 ¼ cup Olive Oil, extra-virgin
Slow Cooker Chickpeas:
 7 cups Water
 1 lb Chickpeas, dry
 ¼ tsp Baking Soda

Slow Cooker Chickpeas:
1

Place the water, chickpeas, and baking soda in a 2 1/2-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 hours, or on low heat for 8 to 9 hours, or until tender. Drain and serve immediately, or use in desired dish.

2

Only use half of the chickpeas for this recipe. The chickpeas double in size once cooked.

Hummus:
3

Place the chickpeas, garlic, and kosher salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 15 to 20 seconds. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and process for another 15 to 20 seconds. Add the lemon juice and water. Process for 20 seconds. Add the tahini. Process for 20 seconds, then scrape down the sides of the bowl. With the processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.

4

To serve, transfer the hummus to a bowl and drizzle with additional olive oil and sprinkle with sumac, to taste, if desired.

Ingredients

 1 lb Slow Cooker Chickpeas, recipe below
 2 Garlic, cloves, minced
 1 ½ tsp Kosher Salt
 5 tbsp Lemon Juice, freshly squeezed
 ¼ cup water
  cup Tahini
 ¼ cup Olive Oil, extra-virgin
Slow Cooker Chickpeas:
 7 cups Water
 1 lb Chickpeas, dry
 ¼ tsp Baking Soda

Directions

Slow Cooker Chickpeas:
1

Place the water, chickpeas, and baking soda in a 2 1/2-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 hours, or on low heat for 8 to 9 hours, or until tender. Drain and serve immediately, or use in desired dish.

2

Only use half of the chickpeas for this recipe. The chickpeas double in size once cooked.

Hummus:
3

Place the chickpeas, garlic, and kosher salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 15 to 20 seconds. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and process for another 15 to 20 seconds. Add the lemon juice and water. Process for 20 seconds. Add the tahini. Process for 20 seconds, then scrape down the sides of the bowl. With the processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.

4

To serve, transfer the hummus to a bowl and drizzle with additional olive oil and sprinkle with sumac, to taste, if desired.

Classic Hummus

(Recipe Courtesy of Alton Brown )

(Recipe Courtesy of Alton Brown )

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