Having got a food processor for Christmas one thing I wanted to try and make was some hummus.
I used this as the recipe for the hummus.
400g can chickpeas, drained
60ml extra virgin olive oil
1-2 fat garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
1 lemon, juiced then ½ zested
3 spoonfuls of tahini
Drain and rinse the chickpeas in cold running water, and then place in the food processor with the olive oil.
Blitz until you get an almost smooth consistency. Then add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini and 30ml of water. Blitz again until you have a smooth creamy texture. You can add more water if it is too thick. Season and then transfer to a bowl.
I have made some variations. For the coriander hummus I added a handful of chopped coriander and then blitz again. For the red pepper hummus, I chargrilled half a red pepper on the gas hob. I then removed the burnt skin before chopping it up. This was added to the hummus and blitzed in the food processor.