How to Make the Basic Hummus

The simplest approach to a spread that can be eaten as a side, appetizer or just be the medium for many recipes.

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How to Make the Basic Hummus Recipe
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1
Slice or crush the garlic and roast it in a pan with a tablespoon of olive oil

Slice or crush the garlic and roast it in a pan with a tablespoon of olive oil

2
Open the chickpeas cans and drain them, keeping the liquid on the side for later

Open the chickpeas cans and drain them, keeping the liquid on the side for later

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3
Add them to the garlic in the pan, with 1/3 of the liquid

Add them to the garlic in the pan, with 1/3 of the liquid

4
When the liquid evaporates sauté the chickpeas until they start roasting. Turn off and let cool down

When the liquid evaporates sauté the chickpeas until they start roasting. Turn off and let cool down

5
When cooled put them in a bowl

When cooled put them in a bowl

6
Add the tahini, the juice from the lemon, salt, pepper and 8 tablespoons of the chickpeas juice.

Add the tahini, the juice from the lemon, salt, pepper and 8 tablespoons of the chickpeas juice.

7
Start blending with a food processor or a hand blender, adding oil and the rest of the juice while blending to achieve the desired creaminess. Adjust salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste.

Start blending with a food processor or a hand blender, adding oil and the rest of the juice while blending to achieve the desired creaminess. Adjust salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste.

8
Serve in a bowl, garnish with parsley, some whole chickpeas and olive oil. Enjoy!

Serve in a bowl, garnish with parsley, some whole chickpeas and olive oil. Enjoy!

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