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Hummus Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Athina Sgambati
Added: Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 15 1/2 oz. cans (3 cups) chickpeas, drained
3 tbsp. tahini paste (sesame seed paste)
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup water
1 medium garlic clove, crushed
1/2 tsp. ground coriander
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
3/4 tsp. salt
pepper, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Place all ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Serve at room temperature along with pita chips and/or fresh cut vegetables.

Makes: 3 cups

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 cups

 

 

 

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