Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip)
Recipe: Appetizer : Hummus (Chick-Pea Dip) - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and SnacksRated 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
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
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
"This sauce does not need another 5 star review....but it's so good, I needed to talk about it. I have made a lot of sauces (thick thin, fresh tomatoes, canned,etc...) -some are good and some blah. But this sauce is not just GOOD, it's GREAT. Perfect pizza flavor. It reminds me of NY pizza ... " - born-to-cook
"Good but I think these buffalo chicken breasts are better grilled - slightly brown on each side and then baste generously with sauce turning once or twice until cooked through. But, this is a good substitute for nights when firing up the grill would not be optimal. Made several tweaks. Also recommend keeping some sauce on the side for dipping." - mrsoul51
"You've got to be kidding. 2000 mg of sodium? Don't think so.Joyce Heddin" - charles b.
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