Cilantro Hummus

makes about 3 cups

to make the cilantro oil:

  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • squeeze of lemon

Place ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

to make the hummus:

  • 1 (15 oz. can) garbanzo beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1  1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste

Place the garbanzo beans, paprika, cumin, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini and garlic into a blender and process on high until hummus is smooth and creamy. Season with salt & pepper to taste. If hummus is too thick, add about a tablespoon or two of water while processing to thin it out. Serve hummus with cilantro drizzled on top.