Hummus Recipe

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A classic Middle Eastern vegetarian appetizer, hummus makes a great dip for vegetables or a tasty spread for pita bread.
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  • 15 garbanzo beans (chick peas)
  • 4 lemon juice
  • 2 garlic
  • 2 tahini (or smooth peanut butter)
  • 2 hot water
  • 1/2 salt
  • 1/8 cumin
  • 1/3 cayenne pepper
  • 1 olive oil
  • 1/8 paprika
  • 1 fresh parsley, minced
Container: small serving bowl
  • Place first three ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • Add the tahini, water, salt, cumin, and cayenne pepper to the bean mixture and pulse until smooth.
  • Refrigerate to marinate the flavors. It can be held in the refrigerator for up to one week.
  • Before serving, bring to room temperature, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with paprika and freshly minced parsley.
  • Serve with fresh vegetables, pita wedges, or crackers.
Note: If you do not have tahini, smooth peanut butter can be substituted.
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"Recipe was quick & easy and enjoyed by all at our party. We used a little more olive oil than listed to give it a more silky flavor."
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