My Dad used to take us to the Greek Festival in Pensacola and we would have such a great time watching the people dancing and eating the yummy food. It was like a scene out of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding". It was then that I learned to love Greek food. This is an easy recipe that tastes wonderful with warm pita chips.
1-15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed
1-2 cloves garlic minced
1/4 cup olive oil, more for serving
2 TB fresh lemon juice
2 TB tahini (optional)
1 tsp ground cumin
Kosher salt to taste
1/4 tsp paprika (sprinkle on hummus before serving)
Puree chickpeas and garlic with oil, lemon juice, tahini, 3/4 tsp salt until smooth and creamy. Add 1-2 TB water as necessary to achieve the desired consistency.