Hummus with Toasted Sesame Seeds

 
This hummus beats the store bought stuff any day, especially when topped with toasted sesame seeds and paprika. Serve with flavorful crackers, fresh vegetables or pita chips.

This hummus beats the store bought stuff any day, especially when topped with toasted sesame seeds and paprika. Serve with flavorful crackers, fresh vegetables or pita chips.

 

Adapted from Real Simple

| Yield: 1 ½ cups | Time: 5 minutes |

 

 
 

Preparation

In a food processor, puree the chickpeas with the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, cumin and ¾ teaspoon salt until smooth and creamy. If the texture seems too thick add 1 to 2 tablespoons water as necessary. Taste and season.

Transfer to a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and toasted sesame seeds, and serve.

Ingredients

1 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed

1 clove garlic

¼ cup olive oil, plus more for serving

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons tahini

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Kosher salt

¼ teaspoon paprika

Toasted sesame seeds

 
 

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