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Courses: Dips and Spreads, Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Garlic clove
1/4 cup 59mlTahini (sesame paste)
1/4 cup 59mlFresh lemon juice
2 cups 474mlCanned chickpeas - drained, rinsed
1/2 cup 118mlWater
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround cumin - or to taste
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne - or to taste
  Salt - to taste
  Extra-virgin olive oil
  Lemon wedges
  Grilled pita triangles

Recipe Instructions

In a food processor or blender combine the garlic clove, tahini, and lemon juice and process until the mixture "whitens." Add the chickpeas and process until smooth. Add water, a little at a time, to achieve desired consistency. Add the cumin, cayenne and salt and process. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Transfer dip to a serving bowl, smooth top and drizzle with olive oil. Serve with lemon wedges and pita.

This recipe yields about 2 cups dip.

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