2 15 oz. cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
1/2 c. tahini (sesame-seed paste)
6 T. lemon juice
3 lg cloves garlic, pressed
1 t. ground cumin
salt and pepper
Drain beans, reserving liquid. Place in food processor or blender
with other ingredients and 1/4 c. of liquid. Process until the
mixture is smooth, adding liquid until desired consistency is
reached. Adjust seasonings with more cumin, lemon, or salt &
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Serve with crackers,
pita bread, carrot sticks, other veggies.
Makes about 3 cups.