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garlic black bean hummus

So, it's been a while and I haven't been able to update this blog. I've been busy with my photography and writing, but haven't had the chance to document much about food lately. Now that I'm living in Washington, D.C., I'm ready to start posting about my cooking/baking exploits once again :)

I'm starting off simple with this more-than-easy Garlic Black Bean Hummus inspired from Pinterest and A Beautiful Mess.

What you need...

Food Processor

1 Can Garbanzo beans (drained with their soft "shells" off)
1 Can Black beans (drained)
3-6 Cloves Garlic (depending on taste)
1 Tbsp Lemon juice 
1 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Paprika
Slat and Pepper to taste
1/4-1/3 Cup Water
2 Tbsp Olive Oil

Drain the beans and "shell" the garbanzo beans (it takes time but makes the hummus smoother). Chop up the garlic (amount will vary to your taste) and brown in a skillet with a little bit of olive oil. I'd suggest "shelling" the garbanzo beans whi…

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