It’s so quick and easy you won’t ever have to buy hummus again.
What you’ll need:
1 can of chickpeas (rinsed and strained)
1 large handful of fresh chopped coriander (cilantro)
2 cloves of garlic (cut into small pieces before blending)
Juice from 1 lemon
1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons of water (this makes blending the mixture easier. Add more water as needed)
Optional: a pinky size piece of onion
Season with salt and freshly ground pepper
Place all ingredients in a blender and blitz.
When smooth, add in glass Jars and use generously as a pasta sauce, dip, salad dressing or spread.
Here are just a few benefits of this deliciously healthy condiment:
Garlic is anti bacterial, the chickpeas are a great source of protein, folate (brilliant for hormones), good source of iron and magnesium which is essential for bone health. Magnesium also aids in calming stress so having something like this is good especially in the evenings for folks who battle with sleep.
Lemon juice is superb for digestion. The fresh coriander (cilantro) is brilliant for Detoxifying the body.
Olive oil is fabulous for inflammation, especially eaten raw.
Olive oil is also good for heart health.