Classic Hummus (#1098)

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Ready
4
15
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Prep
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15
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Ingredients

  • 31 oz Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans)
  • 1 Liquid from chickpeas
  • 6 tablespoons Tahini (Sesame Paste)
  • 1/3 cup Lemon Juice
  • 3 large Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Salt And Black Pepper freshly ground

Garnishes

  • 1 Olive Oil
  • 1 Paprika
  • 1 Parsley Leaves frehs, chopped

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients, except garinshes, in blender or food processor container.
  2. Blend to a smooth, creamy paste.
  3. Taste and add more lemon juice or salt to suit your taste.
  4. It should be the creamy consistency of mashed potatoes.
  5. Thin with chick pea liquid or water if necessary.
  6. Scrape into an attractive bowl.
  7. Color olive oil with a bit of paprika.
  8. Drizzle oil over the surface in a decorative pattern and sprinkle with parsley.
  9. Serve with wedges of pita bread and raw vegetables.
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