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Hummus (Home-Made)

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Chickpeas -- dry
  • 5 c Water
  • 6 Bay leaves -- or so
  • 3/4 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 2/3 c Tomato puree
  • 2 tb Lemon juice
  • 3/4 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/4 ts Paprika
  • 1/8 ts Cayenne
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 3/4 ts Salt


Sort and rinse the chick-peas, then soak overnight in water. Drain them,
then add 5 cups of water and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce the
heat to medium and cook for approximately 1 1/2 hours, or until the beans
are completely soft. When cooked, drain the beans and puree until
completely smooth in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients.

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