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The Tried-and-True: Spicy Garlic

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean


  • Food Processor


  • 1 can or 15 ounces garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 Tbsp. Tahini
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, chopped and de-seeded (or leave the seeds in if you’re extra spicy!)
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. coriander
  • 2 cloves crushed garlic
  • Large drizzle of olive oil
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • A splash of liquid smoke
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 pinch of salt, or more totaste


  • Blend in food processor, adding cold water a teaspoon at a time or more olive oil (if needed) until preferred consistency is reached.
  • Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and paprika on top.
Keyword Garlic, Hummus, Jalapeno