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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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