Background and History
Embark on a delightful journey with Roasted Tomato Hummus Toast, a modern twist on the classic hummus spread. This dish combines the earthy richness of hummus with the sweet intensity of roasted tomatoes, creating a perfect union of Mediterranean and contemporary flavors.
4 slices whole-grain bread
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
3 tablespoons tahini
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh basil leaves (for garnish)
Optional toppings: red pepper flakes, balsamic glaze
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Toss the halved cherry tomatoes with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast for 15-20 minutes until they become soft and slightly caramelized.
In a food processor, blend chickpeas, tahini, minced garlic, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons of olive oil until smooth. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Toast the slices of whole-grain bread to your desired level of crispiness.
Spread a generous layer of the prepared hummus onto each toast. Top with roasted tomatoes.
Garnish with fresh basil leaves and optional toppings like red pepper flakes or a drizzle of balsamic glaze.
Experiment with different bread types for varied textures.
Customize toppings to suit your taste preferences.
Check ingredient labels for potential allergens, adjusting the recipe to accommodate dietary restrictions.