In all my years of foodie-ness, I have never ever heard of doing such a thing. But you probably aren't surprised that I just had to try it! And you know, it took just a few minutes - 10 maybe. And it wasn't hard. Maybe it could even be considered relaxing.
dried beans first. At any rate, it was a fun and tasty experiment.
My friend Pam deserves full credit for 'my' hummus recipe. I didn't really care for hummus until I tasted hers years ago. And what made me a convert, I think, was the garlic. Do try Deb's recipe. It's good. But if you're not into peeling, try Pam's and mine. It's a keeper.
1 can garbanzo beans (15 oz.) -- drained, but save liquid
1/4 cup tahini
1 Tb. olive oil
2 tsp. lemon juice
6 cloves garlic -- crushed (6 to 8)
1 t. sea salt
pepper to taste
paprika to garnish
Chop garbanzos in food processor; add rest of ingredients, including 1/2 of reserved liquid. Blend until smooth. Pour into serving bowl & sprinkle with paprika. Serve with triangles of soft pita bread OR crisp pita chips.
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