Chickpeas are a type of legume that are also known as gram, garbanzo or ceci. They contain a high amount of protein and dietary fiber.
Hummus is a chickpea dip that is made in areas within the Middle East and the Mediterranean. It must be one of the easiest spreads to make.
Begin with straining and rinsing one can of chickpeas.
Simply place all of the ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. You will have to adjust the amount of olive oil to ensure you have the consistency you are looking for.