1 can (15 ounces) of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 1 large lemon) 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste) 1 small garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin Salt, to taste 2 to 3 tablespoons water Dash of paprika and fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
Carrots, cut into sticks Celery, cut into sticks Cucumber, cut into sticks Bell peppers (red, yellow, or green), cut into strips
– Cherry tomatoes – Broccoli florets – Cauliflower florets
1. Blend chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, olive oil, cumin, and salt until smooth, adding water if needed. 2. Adjust seasoning to taste. 3. Serve in a bowl with olive oil drizzle, paprika, and parsley (optional).
Wash and cut your choice of vegetables into sticks or bite-sized pieces. Arrange them on a serving platter or a large plate.
Serve the veggie sticks with the homemade hummus. You can also add pita bread or pita chips for an extra crunchy element.
Enjoy your veggie sticks with hummus as a healthy snack or appetizer. It's perfect for parties, gatherings, or a simple afternoon snack.