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Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. It's simple, delicious, and in fact, is one of the most popular dips in America. Annual sales of hummus in the US last year hit $700 million. Not bad for something which is only five main ingredients! Whether you like to buy your hummus in bulk, or you like to make big batches and then preserve it, you might be wondering if you can freeze hummus. The good news? You absolutely can, without compromising the flavor at all!

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1. What's so great about hummus?

The word 'hummus' is actually Arabic for chickpea, as that's the main ingredient of this side. Chickpeas are high in protein and fiber, as well as having a great amount of B vitamins and manganese. It also manages to contain a lot of minerals and healthy fats, while being low in sodium and cholesterol. You might just be used to hummus as a dip for your crunchy vegetables. Yet the consistency of hummus makes it an excellent option for wraps, rolls, and sandwiches. You can also add it to your salad or salad bowl.

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