Hummus With Beef (Hummus Ma Lahma)

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 2 3/4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak chickpeas overnight. Drain, cover with water and boil until tender (about an hour) Reserve 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid, drain chickpeas and set aside to cool.
  • Peel the cooled chickpeas, and puree with the reserved cooking liquid.
  • Place garlic clove and a pinch of salt in a mortar and crush into a paste. Add garlic paste, tahini, lemon juice, and salt to pureed chickpeas.
  • Transfer hummus to a shallow bowl, and press a well into the center with a spoon. Set aside.
  • Cook beef in a skillet with the spices over medium heat until browned. Drain grease, and spoon into the well in the hummus.
  • Drizzle with olive oil, and garnish with parsley and paprika.
  • Serve with olives and pita bread.
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