Happy-Hour Hummus

It’s a quick snack to make before dinner. Throw all the ingredients into a food processor, give it a whirl, and presto–you’ve bought yourself an hour to make a meal. Healthy dippers include baby carrots, radishes, jicama, and sugar snap peas. Yield: Serves 13 (serving size: 1/4 cup) Total:  INGREDIENTS:

  • 5 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice $
  • 1/4 cup tahini (roasted sesame seed paste)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil $
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • Fresh chopped flat-leaf parsley (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted (optional)

DIRECTIONS: 1.  Place first 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides as necessary. Spoon hummus into a bowl. Sprinkle with paprika, parsley, and pine nuts, if desired.   Original Post By: myrecipes.com

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