Out of This World 5 Minute Mediterranean Hummus

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5 Minutes Mediterranean Hummus

5 Minutes Mediterranean Hummus

5 Minute Mediterranean Hummus – Growing up in rural Ontario, my opportunities to sample a variety of culinary options were incredibly limited – I was a meat and potatoes country girl all the way.  The first time I tried hummus was when I went away to University.  I think I almost died and went to heaven at my first experience with hummus – so rich, creamy and flavourful. I’m pretty sure that’s all I ate for that entire summer. Then I went to Greece about 10 years ago and had the fortune to sample the real authentic stuff. Oh how I love Mediterranean food!

Tonight I was thinking about my love for hummus when it occurred to me… why not add some of my other favourite flavours to make the ultimate tasty dish. I ran to my kitchen and whipped out whatever ingredients I could find in the fridge and got to work. When I was done and had my first taste, I knew this recipe was a keeper.

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2  a can of chick peas (you can add a bit more if you’d like)
  • 8-12 olives (I used a mix of green and black)
  • 3-4 sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 2 tbsp of crumbled feta cheese

Instructions:

  1. Put all the ingredients together into a food processor and turn on until the mixture becomes smooth and creamy.
  2. Scoop out and serve with fresh bread, crackers or veggies.
2 Comments

2 Comments on Out of This World 5 Minute Mediterranean Hummus

  1. Jennifer
    May 14, 2013 at 6:04 AM (6 years ago)

    This sounds yummy! I’ve always wanted to test out hummus, and I think this might be my first recipe to try. 🙂

    Reply
    • Jamey
      May 14, 2013 at 7:04 AM (6 years ago)

      You won’t be sorry. It’s about as easy as it gets and tastes amazing! Let me know how it goes.
      ~ Jamey

      Reply

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