I ate this on crusty bread with fresh tomato. I am super into fermented breads lately and into topping them with simple delicious spreads and salads. I sat at the counter and ate so much of this, it is SO delicious and has a taste that is so comforting and round.
It’s a good simple one.
Ellen’s Italian Chickpea Spread
2c chickpeas, cooked, drained
2 cloves garlic
1/4c extra virgin olive oil
2-3T lemon juice
1/4c pignoli nuts (pine nuts), toasted
1/4c fresh basil
Pinch smoked chipotle powder
1/2t pink salt
2-3T filtered water if needed
In a food processor or blender, process all ingredients except the water and run until smooth. Add the water 1 tablespoon at a time as and if needed.
Serve with anything!!! Crusty bread, crackers, pasta!!!