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White Bean Garlic Hummus


  • 2 Tablespoons fresh garlic, sliced
  • Two 15.8 ounce cans Great Northern White Beans,rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon pepper


  • Place the olive oil and sliced garlic in a medium saucepan. With the heat on low to medium, cook the garlic until it reaches a light brown color.  Cool it slightly then strain with a sieve, placing the garlic in one small bowl and the olive oil in another.
    Place the beans in your food processor,add the garlic slices, lemon juice, cumin and parsley. Process the mixture until smooth. With the food processor running, slowly add the olive oil in a steady stream to the bean mixture in the processor.  Add the salt,pepper and red pepper flakes, process once more to mix. 
    Refrigerate the hummus until cold, serve with crackers, tortilla chips or cut vegetables.