Published on: August 18, 2022
When it comes to dips, one of the best go-to classics is hummus. This popular Middle Eastern spread consists of mashed chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and spices. It has widespread appeal due to its many delicious flavor options and its health attributes – it’s a great source of protein and other nutrients. Plus, hummus is vegan, making its consumption accessible for people with various dietary restrictions. In most supermarkets, you can easily find this yummy spread with the other dips, but fresh, homemade hummus is even more delectable! In this month’s edition of Palm Done Right’s recipe series, we feature a hummus recipe that slightly veers from the norm – with the addition of red palm oil.
Red palm oil offers a flavor which is somewhat nutty. Due to its beta carotene content, it also shares a similar flavor palate to carrots, which are rich in this pigment as well. This mild, earthy addition to your hummus offers the perfect robustness to showcase in your recipe, giving it a little extra flair. This inclusion is sure to make your hummus a hit. Interested in trying the recipe? Keep reading to find out just how easy it is!
This recipe was originally featured on a beauty and wellness blog that highlighted some of the amazing health benefits of sustainably sourced palm oil. Palm oil is full of vitamins and antioxidants and can help balance the body’s good and bad cholesterol. These health gains are just another wonderful part of palm oil’s advantages. Apart from the health aspects, in cooking, it offers incredible, smooth texture and a subtle yet rich flavor to whatever it’s added in. Red palm oil is perfect to feature in hummus, only enhancing the taste and the smoothness of the dip. Check out the simple and quick recipe below.
Red palm oil and hummus are a match made in heaven. With a robust, savory flavor, it’s a crowd pleaser that even the pickiest eaters can enjoy. You can also tweak the recipe with your favorite flavors by adding roasted red peppers, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, olives, or countless other inclusions. This easy-to-make hummus is the perfect dish to bring to a party, and it’s sure to go quick!
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