Yummy Hummus
Make it Fun!

Encourage kids to use their imagination while dipping. Where adults see a carrot being dipped in hummus, kids may see a diver jumping into a pool, a bee collecting pollen, or a plane picking up cargo!

Prep time: 5 minutes

Makes: 4 servings

  • 1 can (15 oz) (450 g) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained, liquid reserved

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 2 tsp. (10 ml) ground cumin

  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) lemon juice

  • 1/4 tsp. (1.25 ml) paprika

How To:
  1. In a blender or food processor combine garbanzo beans, garlic, cumin, olive oil, lemon juice, and paprika.

  2. Blend on low speed, gradually adding reserved bean liquid, until desired consistency is achieved.

  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.

For Leftovers... 

Run out of dipping vegetables before running out of hummus? Never fear! Spread this hummus on a wrap or sandwich.