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Hummus Dip Recipes are Made to be Shared

Hummus dip recipe

Hummus, an Arabic term meaning chickpeas, is actually known as a dip by Americans by the same name, but in Arabic it really is called hummus bi tahini, or chickpeas with tahini. This delicious food originated in the Middle East and Arab cultures, from Israel to Syria to Palestine to Egypt. Years ago, these cultures from hummus dip recipes to the states to share with other cultures.

These hummus dip recipes provided a way for Americans to eat something new that was delicious and relatively nutritious, both as a side dip and as part of an entree or appetizer. A hummus serving, for example, has one percent of the RDA of calcium, vitamin B6, potassium and riboflavin. Most hummus dip recipes are delicious, with roasted garlic, spinach and artichoke, spicy lemon, roasted pine nut, sun dried tomato, and jalapeno among the most popular.

Recipes with hummus normally are made using a tub of the store bought variety, which actually also posts various recipes using hummus right on the tub for consumers’ enjoyment. There usually is an easy hummus recipe either posted on the lid of the tub, or there exists a link to that company’s website with hummus recipes to share. Most recipes include normally sized amounts of hummus and includes all hummus ingredients, and are nothing close to the humongous record set in which a hummus dish weighed four tons, or the equivalent of four cars. This record was posted in the Guinness Book of World Records.