Make-ahead tip: Hummus can be made up to two days in advance; just cover and chill.
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1/3 cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 (15.8-ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drained
14 (6-inch) pitas, quartered
Fresh chives (optional)
How to Make It
Drop garlic through chute of food processor with processor on; process 3 seconds or until garlic is minced. Add lemon juice and next 5 ingredients (lemon juice through peas); process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Serve with pita wedges. Garnish with fresh chives, if desired.