Karen’s Hummus with Za’atar in an Instant Pot
You will love the texture of this Creamy Hummus ~ wonderful Middle Eastern flavors with Za’atar seasonings: a mix of toasted Sesame Seeds, Sumac, Thyme and Sea Salt. An Instant Pot produces perfectly plump, cooked chickpeas.
Sort and wash dried garbanzo beans, add them to your Instant Pot with the water and 3 garlic cloves.
Set to high pressure for 25 minutes.
Let stand for 15 minutes, then release steam. Let the beans cool a bit, then drain SAVING 1/2 cup of the water – keeping the garlic.
Place in a food processor with the remaining ingredients – but not the oil – will be added later.
(If you like, save a few tablespoons of garbanzo beans to add to the finished hummus.)
Purée until smooth, at least 3 minutes until creamy, scrape down the bowl twice as you blend.
Slowly add 1 tablespoon of olive oil through the feed tube.
Taste for seasonings.
Add hummus to a shallow bowl, smooth the top in a swirled pattern.
Sprinkle with extra Za’atar and drizzle with remaining tablespoon of olive oil.
See recipe: Hummus and Grilled Veggie Tacos with Corn Salsa
*Za’atar seasoning: A mix of toasted Sesame Seeds, Sumac, Thyme and Sea Salt