6 people


16-oz. can garbanzo beans (chick peas), or 2 cups home-cooked

1/3 cup lemon juice

2 Tbsp. olive oil or flaxseed oil

2 cloves of garlic, crushed

Paprika, sea salt, and fresh parsley to taste

1 tsp. cumin

1/4 cup tahini (sesame butter)


Drain beans and reserve liquid. Blend beans with remaining ingredients. If mixture seems dry, add some of the reserved liquid slowly to the blender to make a smooth paste. Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika and parsley.