BY: Rhoda McIntosh
"Hummus is a pureed garbanzo bean
dip with Middle Eastern origins. Serve with pita and an assortment of fresh vegetables. This is the secret combination straight
from a Boston restaurant. Tahini, or sesame seed paste, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery
* 2 cups canned garbanzo beans, drained
* 1/3 cup tahini
cup lemon juice
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 2 cloves garlic, halved
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 1 pinch paprika
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a
blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
2. Drizzle olive oil over the garbanzo
bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley.