Quick and Easy Classic Hummus
- 1 15- oz. can chickpeas drained and rinsed (1.5 cups)
- 1 clove garlic smashed
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice from about 2 lemons
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/4 cup tahini
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- extra olive oil sesame seeds, whole chickpeas, chopped parsley for garnish (optional)
Add the chickpeas, garlic, cumin, and salt to a food processor. Press on until everything is chopped very finely and blended together.
Slowly drizzle in the lemon juice, then water, while food processor is on.
Scrape down the sides, add the tahini, and process again.
Scrape down the sides, then slowly drizzle in the olive oil while food processor is on.
Chill for at least 30 minutes.
Serve drizzled with more extra-virgin olive oil and sprinkled with whole chickpeas, sesame seeds, and chopped parsley, if desired.