Hot and Spicy Hummus

Ingredients

3 cups cooked garbanzo beans
1/4 cup tahini (olive oil or light sesame oil may be substituted)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon spring or filtered water, up to 4
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 cup minced jalapeno or other chile pepper
1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Red bell pepper slices for garnish

Preparation

1
In food processor or blender, process garbanzo beans, tahini and lemon juice until smooth, adding water as needed to make a creamy mixture.
2
Transfer to medium bowl.
3
Add garlic, cumin, cayenne, jalapeno and bell pepper to garbanzo bean mixture and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill 2 to 4 hours to allow flavors to blend. Garnish with red pepper slices just before serving.

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About

For a quick lunch, serve this hearty bean spread on toasted whole-grain bagels. It also makes a luscious, low-fat dip alongside lightly steamed and cooled carrots and broccoli.

Yield:

12.0 servings (4 cups)

Added:

Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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