Friday, November 27, 2009


A healthy substitute for cheese and mayonnaise . . .

Yields: 8 Servings


1 can (14.5 oz) Garbonzo beans (chickpeas) drained
3 tablespoons Sesame tahini mix well
3 tablespoons Olive oil
1 teaspoon Cumin ground
1 teaspoon Coriander ground
1 clove Garlic
Coarse salt to taste
1/2 Lemon juiced
1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes

Drain beans. In Vita Mix add beans, sesame tahini, oil (this varies depending on the consistency you like), pepper flakes, cumin, coriander, garlic, salt, and lemon juice and grind into smooth paste. Transfer to dish and refrigerate. This recipe makes a great appetizer or anytime snack. Tidbit: add jalapenos, extra garlic, roasted red pepper for alternate flavors.

Cuisine : Indian

Main Ingredient : Garbonzo beans

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful blog! Loved this hummus can't wait to make my own! Thanks for sharing your knowledge and experimentation with us!