40 in 2013 #3 Cilantro & Ginger Hummus

A friend of mine in a-long-term-committed-relationship proposed marriage to me after trying this hummus. I’m just sayin’ it’s THAT good. (Although, warning… it may cause an episode of dragon breath-it’s totally worth it though)

Cilantro & Ginger Hummus

1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas (you can use dry and cook your own too) I really like Ziyad Hummos Tahini Chickpea Dip- found in ethnic food section at Kroger
1/2 cup tahini
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1/4 cup cilantro
juice from 1/2 a lemon
1/4 cup water (or reserve the chickpea cooking water if you use dry beans)
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon sea salt

First you need to peel off the chickpea skins. Don’t they look weird?! Like little snake skins or something… 

In a food processor blend can of chickpea dip,  the chickpeas until they are a coarse grain. Now add the tahini, garlic, ginger, lemon juice, cilantro and salt. Blend for a full minute or two. Now with the processor still running drizzle in the oil and then the water. For an even smoother, thinner consistency add more water.


original recipe found here: http://www.abeautifulmess.com/2013/01/cilantro-ginger-hummus.html

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