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Once you make your own humus you will never go back to the store-bought stuff, it’s far too expensive and not as fresh and delicious! Humus is very inexpensive and super easy to make, plus it pleases a  crowd. This humus has a light roasted garlic flavor, if you want a more intense flavor add more roasted garlic, for plain humus omit the roasted garlic, you could also replace the garlic with roasted red peppers or roasted jalapenos.

Garlic Roasted humus


  • 1 can Chickpeas (also known as Garbonzo beans)
  • 2 Tablespoons Tahini
  • 8 cloves Garlic
  • 5 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Sea Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil


  1. Set oven to broil. Peal 6 of the garlic cloves, place on baking sheet and broil for about 10 minutes (or until golden brown). Once finished set aside to cool.
  2. Peal and smash the remaining garlic.
  3. Drain chickpeas, reserving liquid.
  4. Combine all ingredients (except for chickpea liquid) in food processor.
  5. Turn on and process until smooth. The humus will be grainy at first, add reserved chickpea liquid, about 1/8th of a cup at a time, until it reaches a smooth consistency.

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