Hurricane Hummus

  • Yield: 12 servings


1 (19-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 garlic cloves, minced
2tablespoons tahini*
1teaspoon crushed dried red pepper flakes
1/4cup extra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/4cup water


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor fitted with the metal blade or use a hand-held immersion blender to puree until fairly smooth with a few chunks. Or simply mash with a fork in a large bowl. Makes 3 cups.
Note: Tahini is sesame seed paste found in most supermarkets and natural food stores.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 104
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat .84g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 11mg
  • Carbohydrate 9g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars .43g
  • Protein 3g