Hummus Bil Lahme (Hummus with Ground Beef)
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"Hummus is often thought of as a vegetarian dish, which is typically true, this recipe however, is for all my carnivore friends out there. Because what's the only thing better than regular hummus? It's definitely hummus with delicious authentic toppings (whether vegetarian or not)."
-- @onexmorexbite


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This simple yet satisfying dish of hummus topped with spiced beef is perfedct for a healthy gluten free dinner or appetizer.

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Recipe

Hummus

ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas (or 1 16oz can chickpeas, drained)
  • 1/ 4 cup Tahini
  • 1-2 garlic, cloves
  • 1/ 2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 ice cubes
  • 1/ 4 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt, to taste

Ground Beef Topping

ingredients

  • 1/ 2 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon aleppo pepper
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Hummus

Method

  • Step 1

    Mix all ingredients together in a blender or food processor, adding water gradually until desired texture is reached.

Ground Beef Topping

Method

  • Step 1

    Sauté the onion in the olive oil. Add the meat and sauté until the color changes. Add the spices and let it cook until most of the liquid has evaporated.

  • Step 2

    Top with fried pine nuts, paprika or sumac, and parsley as desired.