Hummus has to be one of my very favorite dips.
While traditional recipes call for chickpeas to thicken it up, my version uses fresh zucchini to keep it properly combined with the raw tahini.
Enjoy this dip with your favorite raw crudites, or thin it out for a creamy salad dressing!
Raw Bean-Free Hummus
makes 1 1/2 cups
1 cup diced zucchini (peel if you like)
1/3 cup raw tahini
2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
2 teaspoons ground cumin
Simply throw all of the ingredients into a mini food chopper, and blend until smooth and creamy! Adjust seasonings, to taste, and serve chilled with your favorite veggies.
- 1 cup diced zucchini (peel if you like)
- 1/3 cup raw tahini
- 2 to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 to 2 cloves garlic , minced
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt , or to taste
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
Combine all of the ingredients into a mini food chopper, starting with just 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1 clove garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Blend until smooth and creamy, then add more lemon juice, garlic, and salt as desired to make your perfect dip.
Serve chilled with your favorite veggies.