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Category: Appetizers, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Safflower Oil
  • 2 tb Chopped Onion
  • Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c Minced fresh parsley
  • 1 ts Basil
  • 1/4 ts Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 ts Oregano
  • 1/4 ts Black pepper
  • 15 oz Can drained Chick Peas
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Toasted Sesame seeds
  • 1 ds Cumin


GARNISH: lemon wedges, cherry tomatoes, or fresh parsley sprigs (opt) In a
small skillet, heat oil; saute onion and garlic until onion is softened.
Add seasonings. Stir just long enough to soften parsley.
In food processor, combine rinsed and drained chick peas and lemon juice;
process until smooth. Stir in onion and herb mixture; stir in sesame seeds.
Spoon into serving bowl. Top with garnish if desired.
Makes 1 1/2 cups VARIATIONS: - substitute 15-oz can Great Northern beans
for chick peas.

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