Ingredients and Tools:
Food Processor or Blender
1 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans
1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas
3-5 TBSP lemon juice
1 1/2 TBSP tahini or tahina (I buy it in the International aisle of the grocery store)
2 cloves garlic, crushed (about 2 TBSP jarred)
1/2 tsp salt
2 TBSP olive oil
Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid. Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.
Place in serving bowl and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus.
Add 1-2 TBS of olive oil in the well. (I never do this step since it rarely makes it over night in the apartment)
Garnish with parsley (optional)