Tomato Basil Hummus
Hummus is a creamy puree of garbanzo beans and tahini (sesame seed paste) seasoned with lemon juice and garlic. Serve with chips, pita wedges, or crackers. Great on burgers and sandwiches too. Enjoy!
2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained2 tablespoons tahini paste, made from sesame seeds2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1/4 teaspoon cumin1 garlic clove, crushedSalt and black pepper to taste2 1/2 tablespoons fresh chopped basil
- In a blender or food processor, blend garbanzo beans. Add petite diced tomatoes, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, garlic, salt, black pepper and basil until ingredients form a creamy, paste-like consistency.
- Pour the mixture into a large serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.