10 minute hummus at home!

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I’m a total hummus lover! Even before I started doing the vegetarian thing, I liked using humus in a bunch of different ways – as a dip, as a replacement for mayo on a sandwich, inside of wraps, and it’s great on salad too.

I always bought my hummus from the store in the container. It started to get kind of expensive, but I felt like I wasn’t really getting much for what I was paying for.

It’s my goal to be able to cook everything I like to eat, and so I figured I would try to make hummus from scratch.

So often I’ve heard hummus is so tedious. That you have to find tahini, you have to soak, and boil chickpeas forever before they’re ready to be ground into a paste for hummus. Everyone who I know who has made it always told me that it’s just worth it to buy hummus at the store.

I totally disagree now. I made hummus in less than 10 minutes, and I think it tasted far better than the store-bought kind. It was also cheaper per batch than store-bought. Especially because canned Garbanzo beans are so cheap! See the recipe below! How do you like to eat your Hummus? Are there any recipes that you absolutely love that use it?

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Mila Clarke Buckley is a type 2 diabetes advocate who started her food blog, “The Hangry Woman”, after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and struggling to find approachable resources to help her manage the chronic condition and live a happy, healthy life.

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20 Comments

    • January 30, 2013 / 2:15 pm

      Thank you! The little coffee cup stains are my fave!

  1. January 23, 2013 / 5:46 am

    THIS AND CARROTS?
    heaven…

    • January 30, 2013 / 2:09 pm

      I know! Carrots + Hummus = one of my faves!

  2. January 23, 2013 / 4:31 am

    Homemade hummus is WAY better than store bought. My favs to make are a roasted garlic (just roast a head of garlic in the oven beforehand) and avocado. I put hummus on everything!

    • January 30, 2013 / 2:09 pm

      That sounds like a super delicious thing I’m going to HAVE to try!

  3. Kayla
    January 22, 2013 / 7:00 am

    That looks sooooo delicious! I’ve tried making humus and it didn’t work out too well. You’ve inspired me to give it a second shot!

    • January 30, 2013 / 2:07 pm

      Thanks Kayla! I love that it’s super easy! It makes me feel like I can make hummus anytime, and save some cash!

  4. January 21, 2013 / 7:15 pm

    UHMMM this looks amazing! The pictures makes me want to grab a green pepper smothered in that yummy hummus of yours and chomp away! delish!!! can’t wait to try it – that is, IF you ever bring me some!

    • January 30, 2013 / 2:05 pm

      I brought it, and you loved it! You’re welcome 😉

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