Serves: Makes 1 1/4 cups.
Dietary guidance: v v
1 can (15 oz.) chick peas, rinsed and drained
1-2 cloves finely minced garlic (or to taste)
1 Tbsp. sesame tahini
6-8 Tbsp. reduced sodium vegetable broth or water
1-2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Hot pepper sauce, optional
In a blender or food processor, place the chick peas, garlic, tahini, broth or water, lemon juice and oil. Blend on high speed until mixture is smooth. Add the salt, pepper and hot pepper sauce to taste, if using. Scoop the mixture into a serving bowl. Dust the hummus lightly with paprika.