1 1/2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
3/4 cup tahini paste
3 cloves garlic, chopped
juice of 1 lemon
2 tsp. toasted, ground cumin
salt, to taste
2 tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 tsp. chopped peeled fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 tsp. chile paste
1 tsp. cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
1/2 cup kalamata olives, chopped
To prepare the hummus add all the ingredients to a bowl of a food processor bowl fitted with a metal blade. Blend until smooth. Add more oil if needed. Set aside.
To prepare the relish add all ingredients to a large bowl and stir. Set aside.
To prepare the sandwiches, spread hummus on one half of a sliced ciabatta roll and top with tomato cucumber relish and then place arugula on top. Top with other half of roll.