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Feel Good Foodie's healthy Lebanese hummus recipe

The Feel Good Foodie Yumna Jawad shows us how to make Lebanese-style hummus!

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The best snack recipes are fast, healthy and delicious -- which is exactly what you'll get with the Feel Good Foodie's hummus!

Popular food blogger, Yumna Jawad, runs the Feel Good Foodie and joined My West Michigan Thursday with a Lebanese hummus recipe that is healthy, but with authentic flavors.

Best Lebanese Hummus Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas/garbanzo beans
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil for serving
  • Paprika for serving
  • Fresh parsley for serving

Instructions

  1. Place chickpeas in a bowl of water and rub them together to peel the skin (optional step, but helps create a creamy texture).
  2. Drain the garbanzo beans and transfer them to a food processor. Blend them alone until they become powder-like, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. While the food processor is running, add the ice cubes, lemon juice, tahini, garlic clove and salt, and blend for about 5 minutes until smooth. Taste and adjust as needed by adding more lemon juice or salt.
  4. Spoon the hummus onto a plate or bowl, and spread the hummus with the back of a spoon to create swirls.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and fresh parsley. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Yumna said you should store any leftover airtight container -- the hummus will last about one week in the fridge. 

There are so many ways to enjoy this hummus as a dip or in sandwiches, wraps, burgers and salads. Yumna said be creative and enjoy!

For this recipe and more visit the Feel Good Foodie's website.

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