Basil Pesto Hummus
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  • 15oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbs tahini
  • 8-10 fresh basil leaves
  • Juice half of a lemon
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tbsp EVOO + more for drizzling
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. Add the chickpeas into a food processor and pulse until they are just roughly chopped.
  2. Add in the tahini, basil, lemon juice, cheese, garlic, salt and EVOO.
  3. Process until desired texture is reached.
  4. Drizzle in EVOO as needed.
Make sure your garlic clove is not too large, or the garlic will overpower everything else.
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