Updated: Jun 10, 2018
Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Takes only 5 minutes, and is so much better than store-bought!
1 tin garbanzo beans drained and rinsed well, aka chickpeas
2 tablespoons tahini paste
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 small garlic clove finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil more or less to desired texture
In a food processor, pulse all ingredients except extra virgin olive oil 8-10 times. Scrape down the sides, then turn the food processor on. Let process about 10 seconds, then slowly drizzle in the olive oil until a smooth texture forms.
Add up to two tablespoons of purified water if needed for a smooth consistency (usually not necessary but can be helpful depending on the garbanzo bean source.)
For this particular salad, I prefer my hummus to be a little thicker and hold together, when I made it for a dip I add a little extra extra virgin olive oil or water to thin it out.