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2 cloves garlic

½ lemon

1 chipotle pepper and 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from can)

1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas

2½ tablespoons tahini

Water (enough to reach desired consistency)

Salt and pepper

Run garlic cloves through a microplane. Juice lemon.

Place garlic, lemon juice, chipotle pepper and teaspoon of surrounding adobo sauce, chickpeas and tahini into a food processor with ¼ cup water to start. Mix in food processor 3 to 4 minutes or until paste is formed.

Slowly add water to reach desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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