Cilantro Hummus Recipe | Anti Candida

Cilantro Hummus Recipe | Anti Candida

Making homemade hummus is actually very easy and inexpensive.  In this recipe i add cilantro for a healthy twist.  Cilantro is known to pull heavy metals from the body (think lead, cadmium, aluminum), so feel free to load up!

Organic garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas) are very high in protein and vitamin C, among many other benefits – including being vegan, gluten-free and … delicious! Hummus of course is cooked and mashed chickpeas, and while the dish has been around for quite some time (chickpea cultivation dates back thousands of years in the Middle East) it seems only in recent years has it taken hold in the United States.

So what are you waiting for? Either you have it in your home, or you haven’t been exposed to a delightful, healthy and tasty dish. Here’s a great way to give it a try:

 

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Cilantro Hummus

Anti-Candida | Vegan | Gluten-Free
Course Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 - 5 fresh garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cans organic garbanzo beans rinsed in a colander thoroughly
  • 3 Tablespoons tahini butter
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground basil chipotle powder optional
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Place the garlic in a food processor and processor for a couple seconds to break it up into small pieces. Add remaining ingredients (except cilantro) and process again, stopping to scrape down the sides occasionally.  Process until smooth and creamy.  .

  2. Finally add in the cilantro and give it a couple quick pulses to combine.

  3. Enjoy with carrot sticks or sliced cucumber or your favorite gluten-free cracker or pita!

CILANTRO HUMMUS RECIPE
(Makes 2 cups)

Ingredients:
2 cans organic garbanzo beans, rinsed in a colander thoroughly

3 heaping Tbs. organic sesame tahini
½ cup olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon
4 – 5 fresh garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground smoked paprika
1 teaspoon ground basil chipotle powder, optional
1/4 cup filtered water, if a looser consistency is desired

Recipe &Instructions:
Place all ingredients except the water in a blender and combine 1 – 2 minutes, scraping down the sides occasionally. If you desire a looser consistency, add up to a quarter-cup filtered water and blend again. Place in a serving bowl and garnish with an additional dusting of smoked paprika, cilantro or parsley.

Enjoy with carrot sticks or sliced cucumber or your favorite gluten-free cracker or pita!


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