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Hummus - Adapted*
2 15-oz chickpeas, canned + 4 tbsp liquid from the can
4 garlic cloves, finely minced
1/3 cup tahini
4 tbsp lemon juice
8 dashes of hot sauce
1 tsp salt
pinch of paprika
1. Drain the chickpeas reserving 4 tbsp of the liquid. Mash the chickpeas with
a fork until roughly ground. Transfer to a mixer bowl and add the reserved
2. With the paddle attachment, beat the chickpeas until smooth at high
speed for 3-4 minutes.
3. Add the tahini, lemon juice, hot sauce and the salt and beat until
combined. Check for flavor and set aside in the fridge covered with
4. To serve, arrange a mound of hummus and create a well in the center.
Drizzle in a good amount of olive oil and garnish with a pinch of paprika on
the sides. Serve with pita bread.
*Garten, Ina, Barefoot Contessa, Food Network Channels, The Mediterranean Feast episode:1999.