By Chakall
Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, make a nutritious spread for crisp crackers or bread. Tahini is sesame seed butter that adds a distinctive nutty flavor.
  • Yield: 1.25
  • Prep: 10
  • Cuisine: Mediterrarean
  • Course: Appetizer


  • chopped parsley
  • for garnish
  • cloves garlic
  • minced
  • fresh lemon juice
  • garbanzo beans
  • drained
  • olive oil
  • Paprika
  • Salt
  • tahini


  1. Whirl beans, 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Tahini and garlic in a food processor. Season to taste with salt and additional lemon juice. If hummus is too thick, blend in cold water by the tablespoon until desired consistency.
  2. Transfer to a bowl. Sprinkle with paprika and drizzle with olive oil if desired. Garnish with parsley.