Recipe - Pizza Hummus

 

Enjoy this fun twist on hummus from NEP DPG member Sharon Lutheran!

 

 

Photo: Pixabay

 

Pizza Hummus

Makes 3-4 servings

 

Ingredients:

  • 15 oz can chickpeas
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1-4 tablespoons reserved liquid from beans (as needed)
  • 2 dashes hot sauce (optional)

 

Directions:

 

1. Drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid in a bowl.

 

2. Add chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tomato paste, and all the spices to a food processor or blender.

 

3. Process until smooth and creamy.

 

4. Add 1 Tablespoon of the reserved bean liquid at a time to reach the desired consstency.

 

5. Place in bowl and refrigerate.

 

Can serve with vegetables, pita chips or crackers. This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled for a gathering.