Classic Hummus With Toasted Pine Nuts

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 15 minutes
  • 4 servings

Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern snack made from mashed chickpeas, blended with a bit of olive oil, tahini, lemon/lime juice, and seasoning to your liking. Nowadays you can find it in most grocery stores, but we find the homemade version to be much better. If you’ve never tried it, we highly recommend that you do, being one of our all-time favorite snacks.

Ingredients Needed for Classic Hummus With Toasted Pine Nuts

    10 ounces of canned chickpeas
    1 teaspoon sumac
    1 tablespoon tahini
    2 tablespoons of olive oil
    ½ lime
    2 tablespoons of pine nuts
    2 tortilla wraps

How to Make Classic Hummus With Toasted Pine Nuts

  1. Place the canned chickpeas in a large bowl.
  2. Season with salt and sumac. Add the tahini, olive oil, and pine nuts. Squeeze the juice out of 1 lime.
  3. Mix everything and blend until you obtain a smooth paste.
  4. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the pine nuts. Add a pinch of salt and toast them for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Use them to top the hummus.
  6. If you want, you can also heat the tortilla before serving the hummus for a bit of extra crispiness.

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