Friday, January 30, 2009

INGREDIENTS
1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed butter)
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1 clove garlic
Chopped parsley
Pinch paprika
Olive oil

DIRECTIONS
1. Place the garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt and garlic in a blender or food processor. Blend, while drizzling in enough olive oil to make the mixture smooth and creamy. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl.
2. Drizzle more olive oil over the garbanzo bean mixture. Sprinkle with paprika and parsley. Serve with warm, toasted pita wedges for dipping.

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2 comments :

The Sparks said...

Where do you buy your Tahini?

Thanks!!

Heather said...

We live in a small college town with a natural foods market, and they carry Eastwind Nut Butters, which are very good. I also purchased tahini at Publix in Florida, to make hummus for my in-laws. It was in the ethnic foods section. If you can't find it anywhere local, you can order it here:

http://www.downtoearthnaturalfoods.com