Joe's Hummus with Pine Nuts

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained with 1/4 cup of the liquid reserved
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 ¼ teaspoons ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • 2 pinches salt
  • ½ teaspoon crushed peppercorns
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Toast pine nuts in skillet, stirring frequently, until fragrant and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

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  • Step 2

    Blend chickpeas, reserved liquid, lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, tahini, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and crushed peppercorns in a food processor until smooth. Stir toasted pine nuts into the puree. Drizzle olive oil over the hummus.

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