Friday, August 20, 2010


1 cup canned chick peas (garbanzo beans) rinsed
3 TBSP. olive oil
½ cup tahini
juice of 2 lemons
6 cloves minced garlic
¼ tsp. cumin
1 tsp. salt
fresh parsley

Place all ingredients except for paprika & parsley in a food processor & process till blended. Garnish with paprika, fresh parsley & a drizzle of olive oil.

Hummus is one of the most nutritious & simple foods to make. It is great in sandwiches or as a dip for crudite & pita chips. I love it with brown rice & a crisp summer salad of heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers & green onion. It’s a perfect summer dish. So, make a double batch & get creative!