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Roasted Garlic Hummus

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6


  • 1 head garlic unpeeled
  • 2 tbsp. + ¼ cup olive oil separated
  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp. tahini
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼-1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • pinch red pepper flakes optional


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Slice the top of the garlic head off. Place garlic on a piece of foil and pour 1 tbsp. olive oil over open end. Seal foil tightly around garlic and place in the oven. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove garlic from oven and let sit for 3-5 minutes, or until foil is cool enough to handle.
  • Remove foil and let garlic sit uncovered for 5-10 minutes, or until cool enough to handle. Push garlic cloves out of the skin.
  • In a blender add garlic, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, salt, ¼ cup olive oil and water. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a bowl, cover and put in the fridge for 30-60 minutes, or until ready to serve.
  • Top with remaining 1 tbsp. olive oil, a pinch of red pepper flakes (optional) and a pinch of cayenne pepper (optional).