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Hummus with Pine Nuts and Zatar

Hummus with Pine Nuts and Zaatar
  • 1 1/2 cup (s)Servings


  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • zaatar
  • pita chips


Toast the pine nuts until lightly browned. Set aside. Drain the chickpeas but reserve the liquid. Place the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, garlic, salt, cumin, parsley and pine nuts in a food processor. Add 4 tablespoons to 2/3 cup reserved bean liquid, depending on desired texture (start with the minimum). Process until blended to the desired texture. Place the hummus in a serving dish. Sprinkle with zataar. Serve with cut up pita wedges or pita chips.