Roasted Garlic Hummus
A popular classic, perfect for every party or occasion.
1⁄4 cup garlic cloves, peeled
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1⁄4 cup tahini paste
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teasponn cumin
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
In a sauté pan, add garlic cloves and olive oil and slowly begin to sauté garlic until cloves are golden brown and softened.
Separate 1/4 cup of garlic-olive oil for later use.
In a VitaMix blender, add garlic, olive oil, 3 cups of chickpeas retaining 1 cup for later use, tahini paste, lemon zest, lemon juice, paprika, curry powder, ground cumin and salt. Puree until smooth.
Transfer to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped parsley, remaining 1/4 cup olive oil and remaining chickpeas.
Note: Garnish with crumbled feta cheese, black olives, and diced tomatoes.