Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, have been grown and eaten in Middle Eastern countries for thousands of years.
Their nutty taste and grainy texture pair well with many other foods and ingredients.
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as aiding weight management, improving digestion, and reducing your risk of disease.
Additionally, this legume is high in protein and makes an excellent replacement for meat in many vegetarian and vegan dishes
- 1 12oz can garbanzo beans
- 3 cloves roasted garlic
- 1/8 cup reserved garbanzo bean liquid
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 lemon (juice)
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp fine sea salt
- 1/2 tsp dried parsley
- 1/2 tsp sesame seeds (garnish)
- dash paprika (optional garnish)
Add garbanzo beans, reserved liquid, olive oil and spices into a food processor.
Pulse 5-10 times until combined.
Add lemon juice and blend continuously until smooth.
Move to a serving bowl, glisten the top with olive oil, garnish with sesame seeds and paprika (optional), and serve.
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