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Middle Eastern Chick Pea Spread

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Ingredients
  Chickpeas 10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and minced
  Lemon juice 4 Teaspoon
  Creamy peanut butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Drain the chick peas and reserve the liquid. Mash them with a potato masher, or puree in an electric blender or food processor.
2. Blend in the garlic, lemon juice, peanut butter, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and oil.
Add enough of the reserved chick pea liquid to make a smooth, but not runny, paste. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Recipe Summary

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1604 Calories from Fat 548

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g97.8%

Saturated Fat 9 g45.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 791.5 mg33%

Total Carbohydrates 202 g67.4%

Dietary Fiber 56.3 g225.2%

Sugars 38.6 g

Protein 72 g144.8%

Vitamin A 9.6% Vitamin C 41.2%

Calcium 33.7% Iron 105.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Middle Eastern Chick Pea Spread Recipe