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Lemon Basil Hummus

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for smooth hummus

3 tricks

How do you make smooth hummus?

There are 3 tricks to smooth hummus: 1. Cooked chickpeas, not canned, with the skins removed. 2. Blending enough. 3. Adding ice.

Blend Time: 10 Min

Prep Time: 0 Min

2 cups chickpeas 1/4 cup tahini 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup fresh basil leaves 4-5 large ice cubes


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Add everything except ice to the blender and blend for 5 minutes or until smooth, scraping the sides down often.

Blend well - this helps make the hummus very smooth.

Add ice, a cube at a time. Blend well after each ice cube.

Blend until smooth and then serve.

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