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Hummus
Submitted by:  Rhoda McIntosh
    

 
  Prep Time: approx. 10 Minutes
 

" Hummus is a pureed garbanzo bean dip with Middle Eastern origins. Serve with pita and an assortment of fresh vegetables. This is the secret combination straight from a Boston restaurant. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery stores. "
 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
   
Directions
1  

Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt, and garlic in a blender or food processor. Puree until smooth. Transfer mixture into a shallow bowl.

2  

Drizzle oil over dip, and sprinkle with parsley and paprika.

 
 
Makes 1.5 cups

 

 
Nutrition at a glance
Servings Per Recipe: 12
amount per serving
Calories 103  
Protein 3g
Total Fat 6g
Sodium 315mg
Cholesterol -
Carbohydrates 11g
Fiber 2g