Hummus bi Tahini
Can you make this with canned chickpeas? Well, yes, if time is a factor, but the flavor won't be nearly so dramatic and interesting. Hummus bi Tahini is always part of the Lebanese meze, the appetizer course that sometimes becomes the whole meal. But this creamy puree can also be served simply with crisp pita triangles and cut-up fresh vegetables. Allow time for the chickpeas to soak.