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Easy Hummus with Tahini


1 15-ounce can of chickpeas, drained, 1 tablespoon of the liquid reserved
1 small garlic clove, smashed (used 3 garlic cloves)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup tahini
Extra-virgin olive oil
Pinch of sweet smoked paprika
Kosher salt
*1 tablespoon sambal oelek

In a food processor, combine the chickpeas with the liquid, garlic, lemon juice and tahini and puree to a chunky paste. Scrape down the side of the bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the paprika and puree until smooth. Season the hummus with salt, drizzle with olive oil and serve with pita chips or crudités.

*I will never buy store bought hummus anymore since I found this super easy recipe. I brought this to a gathering and it was a hit. I added sambal oelek to it and it was perfect. enJOY!!!

Source: Food and Wine Annual Cookbook 2011