Basic Hummus

Basic Hummus
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  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more to serve
  • ¼ cup water, plus more as needed
  • ¼ cup roasted tahini
  • Juice of 1 medium lemon
  • 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and smashed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed

Place beans, garlic, half of the lemon juice, tahini, water, olive oil, and a big pinch of salt in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and process until smooth. If the hummus is too thick, pulse in more water, a tablespoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached. Taste, ad...

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