Harissa Hummus

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  • This homemade hummus recipe is so easy to make and even better to eat! You’ll never buy store bought hummus again, once you’ve made it yourself. Perfect for a party or just to enjoy as a snack!
    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches!

    Is it hommos, hummus or houmos? Depends on where you come from! What is hummus? The literal translation is “chickpeas.”

    Hummus is blended with varying amounts of tahini (sesame seed paste), lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. After that, the sky is the limit. It can be served plain, with pine nuts, jalapenos or chiles, just to name a few.

    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

    This Harissa Hummus recipe, is a clear your sinuses kind of spicy hummus! Don’t be intimidated by that, that’s a good thing! If you really can’t handle the heat, lessen the amount of harissa sauce or just remove it altogether. If you know me I’m always trying to find ways to add some heat to my recipes!

    If you’re a hummus fanatic then I have some good news for you, it’s a super healthy dip that you should be eating as much as you can!

    Harissa Sauce or Harissa Paste is spicy chile sauce blended with spices. Add to marinades, hummus, salad dressings and more for some heat! #harissa #hotsauce www.savoryexperiments.com

    Hummus is a great source of protein, helps lower your cholesterol which means lower risk of heart disease, it’s anti-inflammatory, full of fiber, has lots of vitamins and minerals, good for bone health, and is an energy booster.

    Serve with vegetables, whole wheat flatbreads, pita chips or tortilla chips! It also tastes great on sandwiches and salads!

    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

    If you enjoyed this homemade hummus, check out these other easy appetizers:

    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

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    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com
    Harissa Hummus
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    20 mins
    Refrigeration
    1 hr
    Total Time
    30 mins
     
    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches!
    Course: Appetizer, Sauce
    Cuisine: Mediterranean
    Keyword: homemade hummus, spicy hummus recipe
    Servings: 12
    Calories: 373 kcal
    Author: Jessica Formicola
    Ingredients
    • 30 ounces chickpeas , canned, rinsed and drained
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 4 large garlic cloves , minced
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 15 ounces sesame tahini
    • 1/3 cup lemon juice
    • 1/3 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 cup harissa sauce
    Instructions
    1. Place chickpeas and baking soda into a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a low boil. Stir occasionally and cook for 15-20 minutes or until beans are super squishy. Remove, drain and cool.

    2. In large food processor, combine drained chickpeas, garlic, kosher salt, tahini, lemon juice and water.  Blend until super smooth.

    3. Place in serving dish, making a dent in the center. Spoon in harissa. More extra virgin olive oil can be added at this time if desired. you can also swirl it around to evenly distribute the flavor. 

    4. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!

    Nutrition Facts
    Harissa Hummus
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 373 Calories from Fat 207
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 23g 35%
    Saturated Fat 3g 15%
    Sodium 607mg 25%
    Potassium 464mg 13%
    Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
    Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
    Sugars 5g
    Protein 13g 26%
    Vitamin A 4%
    Vitamin C 10.9%
    Calcium 9.1%
    Iron 21.2%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

     

     

    Harissa Hummus is an easy, packed full of flavor, homemade hummus recipe. Pair with vegetables or chips for a dip, or even as a spread on flatbreads or sandwiches! #spicyhummus #homemadehummusrecipe www.savoryexperiments.com

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