Blend until smooth and creamy:
1 can chickpeas or approx 1 C cooked
1/4 C water
1/8 C lemon juice (from approx 1/2 large lemon)
1/4 C olive oil
1/4 tea salt
1 clove garlic
Optional: serve with herb oil, pine nuts and/or diced roasted red pepper or sundried tomatoes.