1 (16 ounce) can chick peas (garbanzos), drained
1/4 cup sesame sauce (Tahini)
1/8 cup liquid from chick peas
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Heat the chick peas and the 1/8 cup liquid in a saucepan. In blender put the 1/8 cup heated liquid, sesame sauce and lemon juice. Blend on high speed for 10 seconds. Then gradually add drained chick peas until a smooth paste is achieved. Add crushed garlic and salt. Blend at high speed for 10 seconds. Place in closed container and chill in refrigerator until ready to serve.
To serve, dribble a few drops of olive oil on top of dip and garnish with 1 tablespoon of fresh chopped parsley.
Serve with carrot and celery sticks or cocktail crackers.