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Grilled Hummus

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Hummus

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Cook Time

40

Minutes

Serves

4 - 6

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What's this?

Smoke-infused hummus is a smooth & healthy side dip that’s great with veggies or chips.

Ingredients

  • 1 Head garlic

  • As Needed extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 Small lemons

  • 1 Can Chickpeas

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon tahini

  • 1/4 Cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • As Needed salt

  • As Needed pepper

  • As Needed Pita Bread

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger to 375℉ (180 C) and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 2

    Slice the top off of the garlic, until garlic cloves are exposed. Pour a small amount of olive oil over the top; wrap in foil. Place wrapped garlic head on the grill grate. Grill for 30 minutes. Add halved lemons, after 30 minutes, and cook all ingredients for an additional 10 minutes.
  • 3

    Drain half of the chickpea juice; reserve the rest for the dip. Place chickpeas in a blender. Add Tahini paste.
  • 4

    Remove garlic and lemons from grill; allow to cool slightly.
  • 5

    Unwrap garlic and squeeze out 6 to 8 cloves into the blender. Squeeze 2 halves of lemons into the blender, being careful to not allow seeds to fall in.
  • 6

    Add 1/4 cup (100 mL) of olive oil to the blender. Pulse all ingredients until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste. Additionally, paprika or cumin can be added.
  • 7

    Toast pita bread and serve with hummus. Enjoy!