Healthy dips are always in style and in season. Hummus is a crowd pleaser so always a good idea for the kids after school, camp and/or for a party. No need to buy it when it is so inexpensive and simple to make. Enjoy!
1 cup chick peas
6 TBS olive oil (more if necessary)
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp salt
pepper to taste
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 TBS tahini (can get at most supermarkets, Whole Foods)
1-2 TBS lemon juice
2 TBS water (more if necessary)
optional: a little cayenne pepper or 1/2 a roasted pepper or 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes)
Puree all ingredients in a food processor. Add more water or olive oil if too thick and adjust spices. Enjoy!
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July 16, 2014