Hummus (Chickpea & Tahini Purée)

Hummus (Chickpea & Tahini Purée)
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  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Cayenne for sprinkling
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • 19-oz. can chickpeas, or 1 cup dried chickpeas that have been soaked and cooked until very tender

If using canned chickpeas, drain them, reserving the liquid, and rinse them. If using dried, cooked chickpeas, drain them and reserve 1/2 cup of the cooking liquid. Purée all the ingredients in a food processor until very smooth, adding the reserved liquid as needed. You should have a medium-thi...

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