Prep Time: 10 min.
(1) 16oz can chickpeas or garbanzo beans
2 T olive oil
2 cloves crushed garlic
1/4 juice from chickpeas
3-5 T of lemon juice ( to taste)
1 1/2 T Tahini Paste
1/2 tsp salt
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Preparation:Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.
Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus.
Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).
Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate