Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip)

Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip) - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste); or peanut butter

1/2 teaspoon cumin or more to taste

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cloves garlic; minced

1 tablespoon lemon juice

3 tablespoons hot water

1 can (19 oz) chick-peas; drained

chopped fresh parsley; optional

Directions

Serve this Middle Eastern classic with pita bread or vegetables as an appetizer or for lunch, snacks or a picnic. For a casual dinner, add vegetable soup to the menu.

In small bowl, combine tahini, cumin, salt and garlic; while stirring, slowly pour in lemon juice, then hot water. Puree chick-peas in a blender or a food processor, or pass through a food mill; add tahini mixture to puree and process or mix well. Taste and add more cumin and salt if desired. Spread hummus on dinner plate and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cup

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