Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 garlic cloves

  2. 1 can chick peas, liquid reserved One-half cup virgin olive oil

  3. 1 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) Pinch of sumac (a Jordanian spice, found at Middle Eastern food stores) One-half teaspoon salt Sprinkle of red pepper Juice of

  4. 1 lemon

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. With the food processor running, drop in the garlic and pulse one or twice until minced. Add the chickpeas with one-half of the reserved liquid, the tahini, sumac, salt, pepper and lemon juice. Process until smooth. With the processor running, slowly add the oil in a steady stream.† Hummus should be about the consistency of yogurt. If too thick add some of the remaining chickpea liquid, adjust seasonings to taste. Serve on a shallow dish or plate, garnished with small Greek olives.


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