1pintchickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, drained
1pc.medium garlic clove, peeled and smashed (already in the jar)
Juice of 1 medium lemon
1/4cupwater, plus more as needed
1tablespoonextra-virgin olive oil, plus more to serve
Salt (you may have already added to the jar so taste the hummus before adding more)
Place beans, garlic, half of the lemon juice, tahini, water, olive oil, and a big pinch of salt in a food processor fitted with a blade attachment and process until smooth. If the hummus is too thick, pulse in more water, a tablespoon at a time, until the desired consistency is reached.
Taste, adding more salt and lemon juice as needed. To serve, place in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil and a dash of paprika(optional).
Other flavors that could be added either in the jars or when canning:Sundried tomatoes: 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes (coarsely chopped not packed in oil)Rosemary: 1/4 t. of dried rosemaryRoasted Garlic: You could add roasted garlic insteadRoasted Red Peppers: Add 1/2 pepper per jar or add to hummus in processor.
*Tahini is a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds.