Combine all ingredients for hummus in a large food processor or electric mixer and puree. Add a little of the reserved chick pea liquid to smooth out. Adjust seasoning as needed. Press hummus through a large sieve. Garnish and serve with bread.
BESSERA-DRIED FAVA BEAN SPREAD:
Combine all ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and continue to stir to prevent scorching on the bottom. Simmer until all liquid is gone and spread is smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with sliced green onions, diced red peppers and the extra virgin olive oil. Serve in a bowl with bread.
This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Mina Newman, Executive Chef, Layla Restaurant