No-cook summer recipes should be easy, quick, and healthy. Be ready to entertain any time with this simple crowd-pleasing hummus. Fresh herbs add depth to a classic chickpea blend bursting with flavor from rich tahini paste, fresh lemon juice and zest and savory garlic. Quick to make, you can whip this up in a matter of minutes with your food processor. Beans provide heart-healthy protein and detoxifying fiber which is good for gut health.
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup tahini paste
¼ cup lemon juice
½ tsp. fresh lemon zest
2 garlic cloves
1 ½ Tbs. fresh thyme, picked off the stem
1 (29-oz) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend well. Garnish with freshly ground black pepper and additional thyme leaves or stems. Serve with fresh garden veggies or whole grain crackers.