YIELD: 6-8 SERVINGS
This classic hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, it's naturally gluten-free and vegan, and it tastes SO fresh and delicious!
PREP TIME: 5 MINS
COOK TIME: 0 MINS
TOTAL TIME: 5 MINS
1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
3 tablespoons Tahini
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
pinch of salt and freshly-cracked black pepper (to taste)
1/4 cup water, or more if needed
optional topping ideas: extra drizzle of olive oil, chopped fresh parsley, crushed red pepper flakes, smoked paprika, toasted pine nuts, chopped roasted red peppers, basil pesto
Add first seven ingredients (chickpeas thru salt/pepper) to a food processor, and blend until smooth. Add in the water and continue blending until the hummus reaches your desired consistency, adding additional water if needed.
Garnish with optional toppings and serve immediately, or refrigerate in a sealed container for up to 3 days.
*Note Nicole doesn't use the Tahini and says it is just fine.
found at: http://www.inspiredtaste.net/26901/easy-tahini-recipe/