1/2 cupolive oilthe better quality, the better the hummus
In a colander rinse and drain chick peas. In the bowl of a food processor, purée with garlic until everything is well mixed and chick peas are smooth. Add tahini, water, lemon juice, salt, cayenne and olive oil. Purée until smooth. If needed, drizzle in a few additional tablespoons of water to smooth out hummus.If using seeds and nuts on top, toast them in a small, dry skillet, over low to medium heat, stirring frequently, until nuts are golden and seeds are fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.Serve hummus topped with seeds and nuts, if using and a drizzle of olive oil or infused herb oil.
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