A smooth thick mixture of mashed chickpeas, tahini, oil, lemon juice, and garlic, used especially as a dip for pita.
A Middle Eastern dish, a paste of mashed chickpeas, tahini, garlic, etc., eaten, often with pita bread, as an appetizer.
A Levantine Arab dip made of chickpea paste with various additions, such as olive oil, fresh garlic, lemon juice, and tahini, often eaten with pitta bread, or as a meze. It is mostly eaten in the Levant.
Origin of hummus
Colloquial Arabic ḥummuṭchickpeasvariant of Arabic ḥimmaṭ, ḥimmiṭpossibly of Aramaic origin Syriac ḥem(m)ṭēchickpeas
She'd never, for example, eaten hummus before October 2004.
Hummus, made from ground chickpeas, works well as a lunch or dinner component, and lentils can be used in place of meat fillings or traditional meat ingredients.
All you need is an outdoor-friendly menu (think carrot sticks, cheese sandwiches, pita bread, hummus, fruit, water and juice), a blanket big enough for all and a basket or cooler to tote your meal.
Celery and carrot sticks - Cut the veggies and pack them with a dipping sauce of honey mustard, almond butter, hummus, or ranch dressing.
It is advisable to provide healthful snacks, such as sliced vegetables with a yogurt-based dip or hummus, whole-grain breads with olive oil, nut and seed mixes, and fresh fruits.