A disclaimer: hummus is derived from the Arabic word for "mashed chickpeas," so "White Bean Hummus" is a bit of a misnomer. But definitions—like my recipes—are always changing, and I think we've revised hummus to mean: "any bean spread with tahini." So even though you'll find no chickpeas in my recipe, it still tastes, smells, and looks like hummus, so I'm going to name it accordingly. Traditionalists will scoff, but this creamy hummus tastes too amazing on a falafel sandwich for me to care.
In addition to its lack of chickpeas, this particular hummus' uniqueness is amplified by the inclusion of preserved lemon. Read more.