A Brocc’n Good Hummus




C = cup
T = tablespoon
t = teaspoon


  • 2 C broccoli stems

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • ¼ C tahini

  • 1 lemon

  • 3 T extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 small handful fresh basil

  • 1 small handful chives

  • 1 small handful fresh dill

  • ½ t kosher salt


  1. Thoroughly wash 2 cups of broccoli stems under cool, running, drinkable water. Peel and roughly chop.

  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and prepare a large bowl for an ice bath.

  3. Boil broccoli stems for 5 minutes or until tender. Drain the broccoli and plunge the stems into the ice bath. 

  4. Drain the stems again and place them in a food processor along with 2 cloves of garlic, ¼ cup of tahini, juice of 1 lemon, 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil, a small handful of fresh basil, a small handful of chives, a small handful of fresh dill, and ½ teaspoon of kosher salt.

  5. Process the mixture until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides if needed. Taste and adjust seasoning to your liking. Eat up, Mama!

Recipe By

Michelle Aronson
of Farmbelly

Food Photography

Kendra Aronson

Food Styling

Kendra Aronson

Prop Styling

Kendra Aronson

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