1/4 cup water
1/4 cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
1 garlic clove, peeled
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 (15.5-ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
Place first 3 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.
Add juice and remaining ingredients; process until smooth, scraping sides occasionally.
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This is adapted slightly from a Cooking Light recipe. If you are not a fan of garlic, use a very small clove or leave it out completely.