Silky Smooth White Bean Hummus, Meditteranean Style

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Preparation 5 mins Cook Time 5 mins
Serves 6     adjust servings

Can be made 3 days ahead, just save the toppings for right before serving.

Ingredients

toppings

  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
  • 2 teaspoons za'atar spice
  • a few marinated artichokes, lightly chopped

Instructions

  1. Place the garlic, beans, tahini, and olive oil in a food processor. Blend and processor for 20 seconds, stop to scrape sides, then blend for 20 more seconds. Add bean water, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Puree for two minutes, just keep it buzzing, to create the really really smooth texture.
  2. At this point you're ready to garnish and serve. But if you'd like it to be a little thicker, you can refrigerate for 15 minutes. Spoon into bowl and top with parsley, pine nuts, za'atar, and artichokes. Serve.
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