Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Simple Roasted Garlic Hummus

Hummus... Diva loves hummus. Actually Piglet likes it too. So here is some hummus for you all.

Give Peas A Chance Simple Roasted Garlic Hummus

1 (15oz) can of chickpeas - I rinse them
3 tablespoons or more of tahini
lemon juice
cayenne pepper
4 cloves roasted garlic (I put them in foil and roast them in the oven, 400 for ... 15-20 minutes)
1/4 cup or less of water depending on the consistency you like
olive oil
Chopped fresh parley for garnish
Dipping items, pita bread, pita chips, fresh vegetables

Put some salt on the roasted garlic (take it out of the paper skin first)

Mask it with the side of a knife.

Place the garlic and all the other ingredients except the olive oil) in the food processor. Put a little of each and adjust seasonings as you go.

Give it a good processing.

Add some olive oil as needed.
Once it is smooth give it a taste and adjust the seasonings as needed.
Garnish with parsley if you have it.
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