CATEGORIES: Baking, Breakfast, Beef, Chicken, Fish, Lamb, Pasta, Pork, Ramen, Vegetarian


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for serving

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste; optional)

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Step 1

In a food processor, puree the chickpeas and garlic with the olive oil, lemon juice, tahini (if using), cumin, and 3/4 teaspoon salt until smooth and creamy. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons water as necessary to achieve the desired consistency.

Step 2

Transfer to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with the paprika before serving.