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Hummus - Recipe

A classic Middle Eastern vegetarian appetizer, hummus makes a great dip for vegetables or a tasty spread for pita bread.
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Hummus Recipe
  • 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.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Container: small serving bowl
Servings: 8
Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
-15 ounces garbanzo beans (chick peas)
-4 tablespoons lemon juice
-2 cloves garlic
-2 tablespoons tahini (or smooth peanut butter)
-2 tablespoons hot water
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/8 teaspoon cumin
-1/3 teaspoon cayenne pepper
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-1/8 teaspoon paprika
-1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced