This is your basic hummus. To change it up a bit, add a cooked red pepper, or roasted beets or fresh herbs.
1 large garlic clove 1 can (15.5oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 6 tablespoons tahini 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon sea or kosher salt, or to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, more if desired 1/3 cup water (plus more if needed)
Nutritional information per serving (2 tablespoons):
Calories 68 (41% from fat) • carb. 8g • pro. 2g • fat 3g • sat. fat 0g
• chol. 0mg • sod. 153mg • calc. 33mg • fiber 2g
1. Insert the chopping blade into the work bowl. Add garlic to bowl and process for 10 to 15 seconds; scrape bowl. Add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, salt and pepper; pulse 10 to 12 times. Add the oil and process until almost completely combined. Add the water and process until very smooth. If a thinner consistency is desired, add more water. Adjust seasoning to taste.
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