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Course: Appetizers
Keyword: Appetizers, Dairy-Free, Dips, Gluten-Free, Hummus in a Hurry, Vegetarian

Hummus in a Hurry

ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 1/2 cups
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  • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas, drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup tahini, stirred well
  • 5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for service
  • Powdered sumac and/or cumin to taste, optional

Specialized Hardware

  • Food processor
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 1/2 cups

Procedure

  • Place the drained chickpeas, garlic, and kosher salt in the bowl of a food processor. Process for 20 to 30 seconds. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl, add the tahini, and process for another 15 seconds. Add the lemon juice and 1/4 cup water and process for 20 seconds, then scrape down the sides of the bowl. With the processor running, drizzle in the olive oil and process until smooth, about another 20 seconds.
  • To serve, transfer the hummus to a bowl, and drizzle with additional olive oil and sprinkle with sumac or cumin, if desired.
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