Easy Favorite Hummus

Easy Favorite Hummus

Easy Favorite Hummus

heaping 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
3 to 4 tablespoons lemon juice
1 large clove garlic, peeled and minced (or 2 smaller cloves)
2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for serving
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika or smoked paprika, plus more for serving
salt and black pepper, to taste
pinch cayenne pepper, optional and to taste
one 15-ounce can garbanzo beans (i.e. chickpeas; I use no-salt-added beans), rinsed and drained over a bowl with liquid reserved
about 2 to 4 tablespoons reserved bean liquid, added to taste for consistency
serve with crackers, pita chips, pita bread, chips, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms, carrots, or your favorite dippers

See full instructions : www.averiecooks.com

Cheesy Orzo and Garden Veggies

Cheesy Orzo and Garden VeggiesCheesy Orzo and Garden Veggies


4 tablespoons butter, divided

1 large shallot, minced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 small zucchinis, diced

1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes

2 cups uncooked orzo

1(14.5 oz) can Muir Glen fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained

3/4 cup shredded gruyere cheese

2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives

1 pinch coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

For instructions please visittablespoon