Ultracreamy Hummus with Baharat-Spiced Beef Topping

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2020

The ultrasmooth, tahini-forward version of this spread is fundamental throughout the Middle East. We crown it with a topping of spiced beef and pine nuts.

SERVES12 to 14

TIME45 minutes

Ultracreamy Hummus with Baharat-Spiced Beef Topping

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This hummus is velvety-smooth and creamy, with a satisfyingly rich, balanced flavor. To achieve a perfectly smooth texture, we simmered canned chickpeas with water and baking soda for 20 minutes and then quickly removed their grainy skins b...

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