Recipe Name
Hummus
Notes
Fast and Low Fat. Serve this Middle Eastern favorite as a dip, a spread, a sandwich filling or as a salad.
Yield
2 cups
Category
Appetizers & Beverages
Contributor
Nikki Doci
Country/Ethnicity of Origin
Middle Eastern
Ingredients
1 can (15 to 16 ounces) garbanzo beans, drained and liquid reserved

`1/2 cup sesame seed (can buy at Neranzi) 1 clove garlic, cut in half 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt chopped fresh parsley Pita bread wedges, crackers or raw vegetables, if desired

Instructions
Place reserved bean liquid, the sesame seed and garlic in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until mixed. Add beans, lemon juice and salt. Cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender occasionally to scrape sides if necessary, until uniform consistency. Spoon into serving dish. Garnish with parsley. Serve with pita bread wedges.

Originally from: Betty Crocker