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Hummus is an ancient Middle Eastern mash, traditionally made with garbanzo beans, ground sesame seeds and olive oil.
Today many other ingredients are added to hummus to give a variety of flavors to this staple food.
The other day I made some roast carnival squash and had some cooked garbanzo beans, and thought I would try the two together. Delicious! Autumn in a bowl.
Here’s how I made it.
Of course, all ingredients should be organically-grown.
- 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans
- 1/2 cup roasted carnival squash, or other winter squash
- 1 tablespoon tahini
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- ground ginger
- raw walnuts, chopped
- raw honey
- natural salt
- Place the garbanzo beans, roasted squash, tahini and garlic in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth.
- Place the mixture in a serving bowl, sprinkle with chopped walnuts, and drizzle with raw honey.
- Sprinkle a pinch of ground ginger on top (or more to taste).
I just ate this with a fork, but I think cucumbers or celery would be great, or a gluten-free cracker.