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Hummus (Chickpea Dip)

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Ingredients
  Canned chickpeas 19 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 can)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tahini 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon (acceptable)
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon (optional)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (optional)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a blender or a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, oil, cumin, cayenne, pepper, salt and water.
Blend, scraping sides occasionally.
If mixture is too thick, add more water, a few drops at a time.
The mixture should be a smooth paste.
Stir in parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Chickpea
Interest: 
Healthy

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