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Serves 8 as an appetizer
1 cup dry chickpeas washed and soaked for 12 hours
1/3 cup tahini
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tsp salt
6 cloves garlic (I absolutely LOVE garlic, feel free to decrease the amount if you please)
2-4 tbsp olive oil (start with 2 and add more as you see fit)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp paprika
1-2 tbsp Braggs Amino Liquids
Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Adjust spices to taste. Drizzle additional olive oil, sprinkle with paprika and garnish with fresh parsley/cilantro.