Hummus recipe made from leftover Swiss chard

Swiss Chard Stalk Hummus


3-4 Cup of coarsely chopped Swiss chard stalks

2 garlic cloves

½ Cup of sesame tahini

¼ Cup of lemon juice, to taste

3 tablespoons of olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


1. Steam the chard stalks until tender, about 15 minutes

2. Drain and let cool. Puree in a food processor or blender until smooth

3. Add garlic and tahini and blend again. While the machine is running, add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper

3. Transfer dip to a bowl and drizzle the olive oil on top. If it seems a bit runny, refrigerate until it thickens