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Traditional Hummus Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 10 Minutes
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  • A traditional Mediterranean hummus atop New York Style® Pita Chips.


  • 1 peeled garlic clove
  • 1 16-oz. can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
  • 1/4 cup stir tahini (sesame seed paste), stirred well
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Parmesan, Garlic & Herb Pita Chips


  1. With motor running, drop garlic through feed tube of food processor; process until minced.
  2. Add garbanzo beans, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and salt.
  3. Process until well blended and almost smooth. Hummus will be thick. If desired, add 1 to 2 tablespoons water for a thinner consistency.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl; drizzle with additional olive oil if desired and serve with pita chips.