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Hummus – the real thing

Home made Hummus

Home made Hummus


1 15 ounce can chickpeas, washed and drained
3 tablespoons juice from 1 to 2 lemons + same amount water
3 tablespoons tahini , 2 tablespoons olive oil stirred well
1 small garlic clove , minced or pressed through garlic press (about 1/2 teaspoon)
1/2 Teaspoon table salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
Pinch Cayenne


Process chickpeas, garlic, salt, cumin, and cayenne in food processor until almost fully ground, about 15 seconds. Scrape down bowl with rubber spatula. With machine running, add lemon juice-water mixture in steady stream through feed tube. Scrape down bowl and continue to process for 1 minute. With machine running, add oil-tahini mixture in steady stream through feed tube; continue to process until hummus is smooth and creamy, about 15 seconds, scraping down bowl as needed. Drizzle with olive oil and serve.