1 can [15 to 16 ounces] garbanzo beans, drained and liquid reserved
1/2 cup sesame seed
1 clove garlic, cut in half
3 TBSP lemon juice
1 tsp salt
chopped fresh parsley
pita bread wedges, crackers or raw vegetables, if desired
Place reserved bean liquid, the sesame seed and garlic in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth.
Add beans, lemon juice and salt. Cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides if necessary, until uniform consistency.
Spoon into serving dish. Garnish with parsley. Serve with pita bread wedges.
Recipe compliments of Stephanie W.