Traditional Hummus

This traditional Middle Eastern dish can be served as a dip with vegetables and crackers or used as a spread on sandwiches.


  • 3 1/2 cups Cooked Dried Chickpeas, or two 15.5 oz cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. In bowl of food processor combine chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, and salt. Pulse to a thick paste. With motor running, slowly add water, then oil, in a slow stream. Taste and add more salt if needed.
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