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Hummus at home

Hummus at Home


2 Can Garbanzo Beans "Chick Peas" (usually 15.5 oz weight)
2 cloves of Garlic chopped
1½ tsp ground cumin
2 T Tahini (Sesame Seed Paste)
Juice of 1 to 2 lemons
2 T Soy Sauce
1/8 tsp of Sea salt
1/8 tsp ground Pepper
2 T olive oil
Water to thin

Garnish with one or more:
2 T of Fresh Parsley for garnish
1/2 t of Cayenne Pepper for garnish
1/4 t Paprika for garnish
2 T olive oil


Drain, wash and re-drain the garbanzo beans.  Place all the above ingredients into a food processor.  Turn on for 1 to 2 minutes adding water in small quantities until the hummus flows smoothly (about 2-3 ounces).  Turn off the food processor, scrap the edges and let it run for a 30 seconds to a minutes.  Let sit for about a day to set.

Categories: Heirloom Recipes, Special Diets

Tags: gluten-free, diabetes-friendly, Appetizer