- 1 15 oz. can chickpeas or garbanzo beans
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic or 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 teaspoons 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 center of the hummus. Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Serve immediately with fresh, warm or toasted pita bread or cup of vegetables. Cover and refrigerate.I adopted this recipe from About.com where you will find numerous hummus recipes.Be Social! Share!