Karl irvine's garlicbuster hummus

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 larges Garlic cloves; peeled
2 cups Chickpeas; cooked -OR- 19 oz
⅓ cup Tahini: *
2 tablespoons Olive oil
⅓ cup Lemon juice; fresh
1 teaspoon Cumin; ground
¼ teaspoon Pepper Salt; opt

*Sesame paste available in Greek, Middle Eastern or health food stores. An untraditional substitute is peanut butter

Puree garlic in food processor. Drain chickpeas and reserve ¼ cup cooking liquid or liquid in can. Add chickpeas and process until smooth. With motor running, add tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, pepper and salt. Process until smooth. For a more spreadable hummus, add 2 Tbsp of cooking liquid, process. Repeat until desired consistency. Makes: approx 2 cups Serve in a bowl with torn pita bread and assorted dippers.

Source: The Toronto Sun (with modifications) posted by Anne MacLellan

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