This easy recipe for this popular spread only takes minutes to make and is a lot easier to make than most people realize! Alice Currah of shares this recipe. See the full post at Kitchen Explorers.


  • One – 15.5 ounce can garbanzo beans
  • 2-3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • pinch of salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)
  • water, as needed


  1. In a blender or food processor puree all the ingredients except the water. Gradually, slowly add enough water until you reach your desired consistency.


Tahini can be found for very inexpensive at your local ethnic grocery store specializing in Mediterranean or Arab foods.
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