Making Hummus with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Making Hummus with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Hummus is a dish originating from Eastern Mediterranean cultures, widely known around the world. It's perfect for snacking or as a complement to salads and vegetables. While there are various versions, such as lentil, beetroot, or pesto hummus, the traditional and original chickpea hummus remains unbeatable.

At our company, we have an incredible product, "Venta del Barón" Extra Virgin Olive Oil. An aromatic oil with a unique flavor that will elevate this preparation and surprise anyone who sits at the table to taste this recipe.

Join us, put on your apron, and let's explore this easy-to-make and healthy recipe.

Hummus: The Ingredients

Hummus has become a trendy dish, and for good reason. It's a healthy, flavorful, and straightforward recipe. If you want to become a true Masterchef, stay with us as we make it step by step so you can impress your guests with a different dish.

So, what do you need? At our company, we provide a small list of all the ingredients to get you started as soon as possible:

  • 400g Cooked Chickpeas
  • 2 Garlic cloves, center removed
  • 2 tablespoons Tahini (toasted sesame paste)
  • Lemon or lime juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin
  • A small bunch of Cilantro (optional)
  • 1 Teaspoon Sweet Paprika
  • A generous dash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt to taste

Hummus: Preparation

  1. First, cook the chickpeas in hot, salted water. Drain.
  2. Blend the chickpeas with a little water if the mixture is too thick.
  3. Add and mix the sesame paste with lemon juice, cumin, and garlic.
  4. Continue blending until you achieve the desired consistency.
  5. Place on a plate and spread with the help of a spoon.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika and chopped cilantro, adding a generous dash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, "Venta del Barón."
  7. Serve with pita bread or toasted bread.

The consistency of hummus is a personal preference, so we recommend adjusting the thickness by adding a bit more water and/or oil until desired. When serving, drizzle with a splash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, sesame seeds, and sweet paprika. Other optional toppings include olives or chopped parsley, according to your taste.

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