Hummus and Parsley Oil


October 23, 2017

Once you make this easy recipe you’ll never want to buy pre made hummus again! Use this as a guideline but adjust to your own taste. Use a high powered blender such as a Vitamix for the hummus and a food processor for the parsley oil.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • 10 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

  • Yields: About 3 ½ cups


2 cans of chickpeas drained

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

4 garlic cloves

½ to 1 cup of water, depending on desired consistency

⅔ cup tahini, well stirred

4 tablespoons of lime juice

1 teaspoon salt

Toasted pine nuts for garnish

Ingredients for parsley oil:

1 cup of parsley (any type)

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


Directions for hummus:

1Place all ingredients except water in the high powered blender and blend until you see an even consistency. Add ½ cup of water. If necessary, continue to add water to reach desired consistency.

Directions for parsley oil:

1In the food processor puree ¼ cup of oil with the parsley until the oil is bright green and the parsley is minced. Transfer the oil into a small jar. Drizzle the parsley oil over the hummus to serve. Garnish with parsley and toasted pine nuts. Serve with toasted pita chips, french baguette or sliced pepper.


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