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Classic Hummus


16 oz canned chickpeas

2 cloves garlic

juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons tahini

1 tablespoon garlic powder

2-3 tablespoons olive oil

salt to taste


In a large saucepan, heat the chickpeas (in their liquid) until warm. Drain chickpeas, reserving liquid. Place chickpeas, tahini. garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic powder into a blender or food processor. Blend on high until smooth, adding some of the reserved liquid to achieve a smooth texture. Sample and add more garlic, lemon or salt according to taste. Note: the flavor of the hummus will mellow when refrigerated.

Classic Hummus Coconut & Lime

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Coconut & Lime