It tastes amazing as a side dish, appetizer, a dip, or as a spread for a sandwich.
Hummus is scooped with flatbread, such as pita. It is also served as part of a mezze or as an accompaniment to falafel, grilled chicken, fish or eggplant.
Garnishes include chopped tomato, cucumber, coriander, parsley, caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms, whole chickpeas, olive oil, hard-boiled eggs, paprika, olives, pickles and pine nuts.
Outside the Middle East, it is sometimes served with tortilla chips or crackers.
A very simple and a quick recipe, a definitely must try.