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Garlicky Garbanzo Bean Dip


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Appetizer Dips/spread Vegetables

Ingredients:

  • 3 c Garbanzo Beans; Cooked
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 1/2 c Tahini; Sesame Paste
  • 1/3 c Lemon Juice
  • 1 1/2 tb Garlic; Chopped
  • 1 tb Salt
  • 1 ts Cumin; Ground
  • 2 tb Olive Oil
GARNISHES
  • Lemon Slices
  • Parsley; Chopped
  • Paprika

Directions:

Puree the beans with the water in a food processor or blender to the consistency of a smooth, mashed-potatolike paste. (The beans can also be mashed with the water by hand) Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt and cumin. Continue mixing until light and fluffy. Put into a serving bowl and swirl in the olive oil. Sprinkle on paprika and garnish with lemon slices and chopped parsley. Serve at room temperature. Makes about 4 1/4 cups of dip. SUGGESTED DIPPERS: Pita Bread Triangles, Celery, Carrots, Fennel, Cheddar Cheese
 
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