Basic Hummus

April 2011
Basic Hummus

by 13 people

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Makes: 24 servings

Prep: 15 mins

  • 2 15 ounce cans  chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, toasted and chopped
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
  • Pita triangles, carrot sticks, celery sticks, endive spears, cucumber spears and sliced bell peppers, for dipping
  1. In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and 1/2 cup water until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl and top with the pistachios and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve with the pita triangles and vegetables.