Makes 10 servings.
2 cans (15-ounce) no-salt-added chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
5 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup tahini
5 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons reserved chickpea liquid
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
Salt, to taste
Olive oil, paprika or parsley sprigs for garnish, optional
- Place all ingredients except salt and optional garnish in food processor.
- Process until mixture is coarsely puréed. Add salt, to taste.
- Garnish with a dash of olive oil, paprika or parsley sprigs. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Serving size: 1/4 cup. Amount per serving: 100 calories, 6g total fat (1g saturated fat, 0g trans fat), 0mg cholesterol, 8g carbohydrates, 3g protein, 2g dietary fiber, 100mg sodium.
American Institute for Cancer Research