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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean


  • 1 15 Ounce Can Garbanzo Beans Reserve Liquid
  • 1/4 Cup Tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Juice Of 2 Lemons
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Paprika
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • Pine Nuts Toasted, For Garnish
  • Paprika For Garnish
  • Parsley Finely Chopped, For Garnish


  • Combine all ingredients in food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Adjust consistency of hummus with reserved garbanzo bean liquid as desired.
  • If tahini you are using makes the hummus a bit too bitter, add 1 Teaspoon Sugar to mellow the flavor out. Spices may also be adjusted to taste.
  • Garnish with toasted pine nuts, paprika, and parsley. Serve with pita, naan or other flat bread.