Easy Entertaining: Preserved Lemon Hummus

Preserved Lemon Hummus

Easy appetizer or lunchbox healthy snack, there's nothing more satisfying than a hearty hummus. 
What makes this hummus different from all the rest? A hint of preserved lemon adds that extra something special that makes this humble hummus into a luscious spread. 

1- 6oz jar of Bella Cucina Lemon & Garlic Chickpeas
1 wedge of Bella Cucina  Preserved Lemon, rinsed and seeds removed 
1 Tablespoon lemon juice 
1 Tablespoon Tahini
1 clove garlic 
1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt 
2 Tablespoons warm water
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 

Combine all ingredients in food processor and lightly pulse until mixture reaches desired consistency.  Serve with baked pita chips or garden veggies. 

Add one of the following to the preserved lemon hummus base recipe: 
-  add 2 Tablespoons Sweet Pepper Pesto
-  add 2 Tablespoons Mint & Pistachio Pesto

© 2012 Bella Cucina

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