Classic Garlic Hummus Appetizer: Serves 3-4 People

With Fresh Vegetables and Pita Bread

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Cook Within: 7 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Wheat, Soy

Vegetarian
A note about serious food allergies

Delight all of your guests with a tray brimming with bright, crunchy vegetables, soft, warm pita bread, and a bowl of the silkiest, creamiest hummus around. Our classic hummus boasts traditional Middle Eastern flavors of rich tahini (roasted sesame seed paste), garlic, lemon, and nutritious chickpeas. Way better than unimpressive store-bought hummus and so easy to make. Prepare yourself for compliments.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    2 Pita Bread
  • 31 oz. Canned Chickpeas
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper
  • 8 oz. Radishes
  • 1 Celery Stalks
  • 4 Parsley Sprigs
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • ⅓ cup Tahini
  • 10 oz. Baby Carrots
  • 10 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    515
  • Carbohydrates
    72g
  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    21g
  • Sodium
    673mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Blender/Food Processor/Immersion Blender
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking sheet with foil or use a nonstick baking sheet. Cut pita bread into triangles and arrange on baking sheet. Place in oven to toast for 5-7 minutes, or until desired warmth or crispiness is achieved. Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Rinse and drain chickpeas. Halve lemon. Halve bell pepper, removing membrane (white spiny innards) and seeds. Chop bell pepper into thin, dippable strips. Remove tops and bottoms from radishes. Slice celery into dippable spears. Cut parsley into a fine dice. Mince garlic.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Hummus
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    Prepare the Hummus

    In a food processor or blender, combine the garlic, chickpeas, ½ cup of water, juice from the lemon to taste, tahini, and salt and pepper to taste. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add more lemon juice if additional tartness is desired. Keep cool in refrigerator until ready to serve.

  • Step 3 - Plate the Dish
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    Plate the Dish

    Ladle the hummus into a large serving bowl. Nestle fresh vegetables and pita bread around the hummus. Garnish with fresh parsley and a crack of fresh black pepper.