Sundial Hummus and Veggie Plate Recipe

DATE: November 14, 2019

Need a simple dish that your friends and family will enjoy this holiday season but won’t cut into your quality time? Check out our recipe for Garlic Hummus, served with a veggie platter. For some extra holiday cheer, break out your favorite cookie cutters and use them to cut your peppers and pitas into fun and festive shapes!

Garlic Hummus

*Note – This recipe makes a large batch! Portion your hummus into 4-6 batches and freeze. Take a batch out as needed for entertaining or just a healthy snack. Hummus can safely be frozen for up to 4 months, more than long enough to make it through the holiday season!

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz Tahini paste
  • 16 oz Chickpeas
  • 4 clove Roasted garlic
  • 4 tbs Olive oil
  • 3 tbs Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • ¾ tbs salt
  • ¾ tbs pepper
  • Ice cold water (as needed)

Directions:

  1. Add tahini paste and lemon juice to the food processor and blend for 1 minute.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, not including the water, into the food processor one at a time allowing them to blend completely.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Slowly drizzle in a little ice cold water for extra fluffiness.
  5. Ready to serve or store in Tupperware until snack time.

Veggie Platter

Ingredients:

*Note – This recipe is per every 2-3 people you’ll be feeding, increase the portions based on the total number you expect at the party!

  • 4 oz Garlic hummus
  • 5 Cucumber slices, sliced on a bias
  • 5 Baby carrots, cut lengthwise
  • 3 Celery sticks
  • 5 Red and Green bell pepper pieces, cut into triangles or holiday shapes
  • 1 Grilled pita, cut into 6 pieces or holiday shapes
  • 1 oz Olive oil
  • Cracked Pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Place hummus in a serving bowl.
  2. Arrange veggies and pita to desired design, leaving room on platter/board for hummus bowl and olive oil.
  3. Drizzle olive oil in a small pool or small dish and top with fresh cracked pepper.