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Traditional Hummus

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  Chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz), drain and rinse (Any Brand)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Tahini sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Salt To Taste
  Parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika/Sumac 1 Teaspoon

1. In a food processor mix all the ingredients and process them on high speed.

2. Pour into a serving bowl, garnish with parsley, Sumac, Cumin and Olive Oil or you may garnish to your liking using whole chickpeas and Olive Oil.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Arabic Chickpea And Sesame Dip
This traditional hummus is probably the most world famous dish from the middle eastern countries. The ease to make it, nutritional value and the gratifying flavor are the main reasons behind its success. Take a look at the easy steps in this video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 370 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 265.9 mg11.1%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 14.1 g56.6%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 16 g32.9%

Vitamin A 16.6% Vitamin C 22.1%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Traditional Hummus Recipe Video, Arabic Chickpea And Sesame Dip