1 – 15 oz. can of check peas (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed.

2 cloves of garlic

1 C of freshly squeezed lemon juice

¼ C of tahini

1 TB of olive oil

1 tsp. of kosher salt

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper or hot sauce (optional)


Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Serve with carrot sticks, red pepper slices, or celery sticks.