Garlicky Garbanzo Bean Dip Recipe

Step 1

Puree the beans with the water in a food processor or blender to the consistency of a smooth, mashed-potatolike paste. (The beans can also be mashed with the water by hand) Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt and cumin. Continue mixing until light and fluffy. Put into a serving bowl and swirl in the olive oil. Sprinkle on paprika and garnish with lemon slices and chopped parsley. Serve at room temperature. Makes about 4 1/4 cups of dip.

SUGGESTED DIPPERS: Pita Bread Triangles, Celery, Carrots, Fennel, Cheddar Cheese

Things You'll Need

  • 3c Garbanzo Beans; Cooked
  • 1/2c Tahini; Sesame Paste
  • 1ts Cumin; Ground
  • 1/4c Water
  • 1/3c Lemon Juice
  • 1 Lemon Slices
  • 1 Paprika
  • 1tb Salt
  • 1 Parsley; Chopped
  • 1 1/2tb Garlic; Chopped
  • 2tb Olive Oil

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