Try this super easy traditional hummus recipe - pair with your favourite Middle Eastern meal!
for 6 or 1 1/2 cups servings
1/4 cup tahini
2 tbsp olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp of salt
1 can chickpeas
In a food processor/blender, combine 1/4 cup tahini and the juice of 1 lemon. Process for 1 minute, scrape the sides then process for another 30 seconds.
Add 2tbsp olive oil, 1 garlic clove (minced), 1/2 tsp cumin, and a 1/2 teaspoon of salt to the whipped tahini. Process for 1 minute whilst scraping sides until well blended. Drain and rinse 1 can of chickpeas. Add half of the chickpeas to the food processor and process for 1 minute. Add remaining chickpeas and process until smooth.
If the hummus is too thick or has tiny bits of chickpea, slowly add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water until you reach a smooth consistency.
Serve hummus with a drizzle of olive oil and dash of paprika. Store in a container and refrigerate up to one week.