4 cups chickpeas, cooked
1/2 cup water, boiling
3 heaping tbsp tahini
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2–3 tbsp lemon juice
1/3 tsp salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp paprika
1 tomato, cut into half circles
1 pickle, sliced
20 black olives

Instructions: Place chickpeas, water, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and olive oil into a food processor or blender. Blend for 5 minutes or until smooth. Serve on a plate and garnish with cumin, paprika, tomato slices, pickle slices, and black olives (to taste). Any leftover chickpeas can also be used as garnish, along with a spoonful of olive oil.2