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Category: Appetizers

 Ingredients List

  • 31 oz (2 cns) Chick Peas
  • 6 tb Tahini **
  • 3 Large Cloves Garlic(or More)
  • Liquid *
  • 1/3 c Lemon Juice or To Taste
  • Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper


Olive Oil
Fresh Chopped Parsley

* Liquid shoud be 1/4 of the liquid from 1 can of chick peas.
** Tahini is (seame seed paste) is available in Milddle Eastern Food
Shops and many of the larger supermarkets featuring Ethnic Foods.

Combine all ingredients, except garinshes, in blender or food processor
container. Blend to a smooth, creamy paste. Taste and add mor lemon
juice or salt to suit your taste. It should be the creamy consistency of
mashed potatoes. Thin with chick pea liquid or water if necessary.
Scrape into an attractive bowl, Color olive oil with a bit of paprika.
Drizzle oil over the surface in a decorative pattern and sprinkle with
Serve with wedges of pita bread and raw vegetables.

From the "Garlic" cookbook, by Sue Kreitzman, as posted to The Cook BBS.

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