Plain Hummus with Tahini

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Arab Recipe
Technique: Raw Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 (16 oz. can) - chickpeas or garbanzo beans
  • 1/4 cup - liquid from can of chickpeas
  • 3-5 tbsp - lemon juice (depending on taste)
  • 1.5 tbsp - tahini
  • 2 cloves - garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 2 tbsp - olive oil

How to Make Plain Hummus with Tahini

  • 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 centre of the hummus.
  • Add a small amount (1-2 tbsp) of olive oil in the well.
  • Garnish with parsley (optional).
  • Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread, or cover and refrigerate.