Real Old Fashion Hummus

Malinda Coletta


This recipe uses dried chickpeas not the processed canned kind. Well worth the extra work as the flavor and texture are better!

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1 lb
dried chickpeas
7 c
1/4 tsp
baking soda
2 clove
1 1/2 tsp
kosher salt
5 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1/4 c
1/3 c
1/4 c
olive oil, extra virgin

Directions Step-By-Step

Place the water, chickpeas, and baking soda in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 hours, or on low heat for 8 to 9 hours, or until tender. Drain.
Place the chickpeas, garlic, and kosher salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 15 to 20 seconds. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, and process for another 15 to 20 seconds. Add the lemon juice and water. Process for 20 seconds. Add the tahini. Process for 20 seconds, then scrape down the sides of the bowl. With the processor running, drizzle in the olive oil.
To serve, transfer the hummus to a bowl and drizzle with additional olive oil. Serve with pita chips or veggies.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian