Lime Zest & Sundried Tomato Hummus

One of many nice issues about classics is that they actually by no means exit of fashion. Simply this week, I obtained chatting about recipe concepts with a superb pal, and talked about to her that I’d been considering of the way to spherical out the recipe providing right here on the weblog. We had a little bit of amusing at what isn’t a surprise within the least: that the lineup on the recipe web page finest displays my very own private consuming type. Not a shock in any respect, I do know.

It simply so occurs that what conjures up me most relating to meals are issues like salad (endless salads), something that makes use of kale, smoothies, heartier dinner dishes for feeding family members, and dips. Numerous dips. So right here we go once more, with a brand new and recent tackle the traditional hummus.However whereas we’re on the subject, I assumed I’d throw it on the market that if there’s something you’d prefer to see as readers, I’m all the time all ears. It’s typically so tempting when the artistic juices are flowing to need to do all of it, and there are occasions once I want I had a meals processor (haven’t had for years), and positively instances once I need a Vitamix to whip up a number of the enjoyable stuff like uncooked desserts & ice lotions. However the reality is, that’s not why I began coming right here every week within the first place. I got here in search of simplicity by means of needing much less, and I let you know not a day goes by that I miss cleansing up my meals processor after every artistic session within the kitchen (these have been the waaaaay previous days they usually have been typically EPIC).

Each time I publish a recipe, I hope that anybody shall be impressed into the kitchen, even when it is only one individual. Not everybody has entry to fancy blenders and costly home equipment (as actually superior as they’re), and I do actually need to keep aware of that. That being mentioned, there isn’t a substitute for good gear, and I believe I’m seeing a brand new blender in my future very quickly (it’s actually simply attending to be time). I’ll positively maintain you all posted (it’s Vitamix I believe all the best way), however right here is one other fantastically recent tackle hummus – the very best I’ve had shortly. I’ve little question it can whip up in seconds in a meals processor, however relaxation assured it can end up simply as properly in a 20-year-old Osterizer (they actually don’t make these issues just like the used to). It’s actually all in regards to the love that goes into it in any case, and I do know there’s loads of that on the market to go round. I’m proper, proper? xo

Lime Zest & Solar-dried Tomato Hummus:
(2) cups cooked chickpeas, (1) 19 oz. can ought to do
(2) tbsp tahini
(1) small shallot, chopped (or 1 clove garlic)
(1/2) cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes
(3) tbsp recent lime juice
(1) tbsp freshly grated lime zest
(1) tsp salt
(1/4) cup olive oil
as much as (1/2) cup water, to make use of as wanted to facilitate mixing

Begin by draining and rinsing the chickpeas properly in a colander with chilly water. If cooking your individual from scratch, about 3/4 cup of dry beans ought to yield the correct quantity cooked – merely soak for 8-12 hours, rinse, and boil in water to cowl till mushy, about 60-75 minutes. Mix the entire elements within the blender or meals processor besides water and mix till clean, utilizing a spatula to facilitate mixing. If utilizing the blender, add the water as wanted till it will get transferring. Mix till clean and silky. Switch the hummus to a container or a clear jar and retailer within the fridge.

In my subsequent publish, I’ll share with you my current contribution to a seashore picnic, which contains this yummy hummus right into a deliciously uncooked wrap as seen under. Simple peasy finger meals that’s filling, wholesome, and leaves you feeling nice.