2 cups canned chickpeas, drained but save the liquid
1 ½ teaspoon kosher salt
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/3 cup tahini (sesame paste)
6 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (2 lemons)
2 tablespoons water or liquid from the chickpeas
8 dashes Tabasco sauce
Place all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor fitted with a steel blade and process until the hummus is coarsely pureed. Taste for seasoning and serve chilled or at room temperature. Makes 2 cups.