Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, make a nutritious spread for crisp crackers or bread. Tahini is sesame seed butter that adds a distinctive nutty flavor.
- Whirl beans, 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Tahini and garlic in a food processor. Season to taste with salt and additional lemon juice. If hummus is too thick, blend in cold water by the tablespoon until desired consistency.
- Transfer to a bowl. Sprinkle with paprika and drizzle with olive oil if desired. Garnish with parsley.