Hummus has been around for a long time. The earliest recipe for a food similar to modern hummus has been traced to a document from 13th-century Egypt. Traditionally made from mashed chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, salt, olive oil, and a sesame-seed paste called tahini, hummus has many incarnations and varieties from Palestine, Yemen, Syria, and Israel, as well as Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries. Hummus recipes are most frequently used as dips for vegetables and pita bread, but recipes using hummus as a sandwich spread or in other dishes are also popular.
Here are some new ways to use hummus recipes in dips and beyond!
- Hummus is a great mayonnaise replacement for healthy eating and as a great source of extra protein. Deviled eggs and hummus chicken salad are both easy to make and d (more…)
31 Dec 2014