Pomegranate Hummus

Dip, Healthy Living, Recipe, Vegetarian
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I love hummus, and I love pomegranate.  So I wanted to try a new dish….pomegranate hummus. It is a traditional hummus recipe with all the more flavor and healthy benefits. The pomegranate makes for a sweeter hummus taste :-) For all of the health benefits of hummus click here: http://suzyeats.com/all-about-hummus/. For the recipe see below :-)

Ingredients

  •  1 pomegranate
  • 32 ounces of chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 tablespoons of tahini paste
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • sumac for garnish (optional)
  • olive oil for garnish

Directions

1. Soak chickpeas in water over night.


2. Rinse and drain the chickpeas and add them to a blender (you can save about 20 pieces for garnish later). Add the salt, tahini, garlic, lemon juice and water to the blender as well. Blend.

 3. Pour hummus mixture directly onto serving plate.

4. Peel the pomegranate. Add all of the seeds directly into center of hummus spread. (For a mess free way to peel : http://suzyeats.com/a-mess-free-way-to-eat-pomegranate-guaranteed/)

5. Add sumac, olive oil and chickpease for garish and serve.

Serves

8-12


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10 Responses to “Pomegranate Hummus”

  1. Wendy IreneNo Gravatar Says:

    That is such an interesting idea! I never would have thought to add pomegranate to hummus. When I did my shopping this weekend the store was out of tahini. Anything that might work in place of tahini? Have a beautiful day!

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  2. sarahNo Gravatar Says:

    Oh I so love the pomegranate in this recipe! What a great twist on traditional hummus!

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  3. Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and DessertsNo Gravatar Says:

    How pretty to add the pomegranate’s to this dish!

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  4. Kate@DiethoodNo Gravatar Says:

    Pomegranate in hummus? WOW! I will have to try that… thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. briarroseNo Gravatar Says:

    Wonderful idea. This would be such a cool flavor to try.

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  6. SandraNo Gravatar Says:

    The pomegranate adds so much to this dish. Very creative.

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  7. Happy When Not HungryNo Gravatar Says:

    Wow this looks beautiful!! What a creative recipe!

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  8. Nikki @ The Tolerant VeganNo Gravatar Says:

    That is such an awesome idea!!!

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  9. BobNo Gravatar Says:

    Love the idea of pomegranate hummus. My pomegranate tree is just starting to bear fruit. Can’t wait to try.

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  10. jamesNo Gravatar Says:

    Great recipe, i tried it this afternoon and its amazing!

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