Hummus

Classic Middle Eastern/Mediterranean dish
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry chickpeas or substitute with one can of chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt add more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Instructions

  • Pressure cook the chickpeas in 3 cups of water for one hour on high. Remove and drain. (If you use canned chickpeas then you do not need to cook them.)
  • Combine cooked chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and salt in food processor and blend until smooth. You may add water to make it creamy.
  • Transfer to a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Top with the paprika.