Hummus is a paste, usually used as a dip, made from ground garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas. Traditional hummus combines garbanzo beans with things such as spices, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic.Continue Reading
Hummus can be prepared in a number of different ways with many different ingredients. It can be mixed with ingredients such as bacon, spinach, artichokes or sun-dried tomatoes.
The dish has existed since the 13th century and is often combined with tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Today, hummus is enjoyed as a spread on sandwiches in place of mayonnaise or as a dip for fresh-cut vegetables.Learn more about Food Facts