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Roasted Cherto

& Eggplant Hummus

The roasted juicy Cherto™ Gourmet Tomatoes are what really brings this hummus to life. Bursting with caramelized sweetness and mixed with the smooth earthy flavours of tahini and and roasted eggplant. It’s a party in your mouth!
Servings: 6-8
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  • 2 Mucci Farms Mini Eggplant, diced

  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 1 tsp smoked salt or sea salt

  • 1 (255g/9oz) clamshell Mucci Farms Cherto™ Gourmet Tomatoes

  • 1 (540ml) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 1/4 cup tahini

  • Juice of 1 large lemon

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • Za’atar seasoning (optional)

  • olive oil to drizzle

  • Preheat oven to 400°F

  • In a medium bowl, combine diced eggplant with 2 tbsp oil and salt. Arrange in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. Roast on bottom rack for 12-15 minutes until soft and tender.

  • Halve Cherto tomatoes and toss with 1 tbsp oil. Arrange in a single layer in a baking dish. Roast on top rack for 10 minutes. Let cool.

  • In the bowl of a food processor, add eggplant, chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. Process until smooth.

  • Spoon hummus into a bowl and top with roasted Cherto tomatoes, a liberal drizzle of olive oil and sprinkling of Za’atar seasoning. Serve with pita, pita chips and/or assorted veggies.

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