Garlicky Hummus

garlicky hummus

Garlicky Hummus is a very creamy, delicious and nutritious hummus that’s perfect for vegetables and crackers. Loaded with healthful flavors.


  • 4 cups kale, stems and ribs removed, leaves thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup raw cashews
  • 4 or 5 cloves garlic
  • 115 ounces organic garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup avocado, mashed
  • OPTIONAL: chopped chives, fresh cilantro


  1. Fill the bottom of a steamer with 2 inches of water and bring to a boil. Add kale to the steamer basket and cover. Steam for 5 minutes, or until very soft. Remove kale from steamer basket and set aside to cool. Pat dry to remove any excess moisture.
  2. To a high speed blender, add the water, cashews and garlic in a high speed blender and process until smooth and creamy.
  3. Then, to the cashew and garlic mixture, add the garbanzo beans, steamed kale, lemon juice, cumin and salt to taste. Process until smooth and creamy.
  4. Remove the garlicky hummus into a large bowl and add the mashed avocado. Top with sea salt, chopped chives and fresh cilantro.


Garlicky Kale Hummus will keep for 3 days if stored in a covered container in the refrigerator.

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