“Hummus is a pureed garbanzo bean dip with Middle Eastern origins. Serve with pita and an assortment of fresh vegetables. This is the secret combination straight from a Boston restaurant. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery stores.”

  • PREP TIME: 10 mins
  • READY IN: 10 mins


Original recipe makes 2 cups
  • 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained

  • 1/3 cup tahini

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cloves garlic, halved

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pinch paprika

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley


  1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.


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