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Hummus Recipe

Monday, February 21, 2011

Hummus Recipe
Yield: approximately 1 qt
Ingredients
Chickpeas 1lb (2 cans)
Tahini 8 oz
Garlic 2tsp
Cumin, ground (optional) 1/2 tsp
Lemon Juice 4 fl oz
Water or vegetable stock as needed
salt 1tsp
cayenne pepper TT
paprika TT

olive oil 2 fluid oz
Fresh parsley, chopped 2tsp

Directions:
Combine the chickpeas, tahini, cumin (if using) and lemon juice in a food processor; process until smooth. If necessary, with the food processor running, add as much water or stock as needed to make the mixture the consistency of firm mayonnaise. Season with salt, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
Spoon hummus onto a serving patter and smooth the surface. Drizzle the oil over the hummus and garnish with the chopped parsley. Serve with warm pita bread.
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  • v SNOWSNAKE
    YUM!! I LOVE hummus! I must have lived in the Mediterranean in another lifetime!! I love the roasted red pepper one, and babaganoosh as well, from eggplant. Let me know if you need any other recipes!!***SNOW***
    1828 days ago
  • v CHOCLAHOLIC
    yum ! sounds delicious... thanks for sharing, I'm definitely going to give this a try !
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    1956 days ago
  • v CHOCLAHOLIC
    yum ! sounds delicious... thanks for sharing, I'm definitely going to give this a try !
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    1956 days ago
  • v JSPEED4
    This sounds good. I know that some people cannot eat cilantro, it tastes like soap to them. I would use cilantro with the parsley. Toasting the cumin until it is fragrant, in a dry skillet over medium heat, is a nice way to add depth to the flavor, too. emoticon
    1956 days ago
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