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Hummus (with tahini)

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 clove garlic or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until desired consistency (more time for smooth dip, less for a chunky dip).
  3. If hummus seems too thick, add 2 teaspoons of water.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

OR

  1. Spread garbanzo beans on a large plate. Mash well with a fork until they are as smooth as you like.
  2. Mix with other ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. If hummus seems too thick, add 2 teaspoons of water.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes:

  • Change the flavor by adding chili powder, chopped cilantro or parsley, or hot sauce.
  • No tahini? Try Hummus (no tahini) recipe.
  • Freeze extra lemon juice to use later.
  • Cook your own dry beans. One can (15 ounces) is about 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups drained beans.

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