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Hummus Bi Tahina - (Chickpea Spread With Pita Bread)

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

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups 474mlCanned chickpeas
  Juice of one lemon
2 tablespoons 30mlTahini paste
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced garlic
1/4 cup 59mlOlive oil
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
  Drizzle of olive oil
1 cup 237mlKalamata olives - pitted
  Fresh Pita Bread - see * Note

Recipe Instructions

* Note: See the "Fresh Pita Bread" recipe which is included in this collection.

In a food processor, fitted with a metal blade, combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini paste, and garlic. Process until smooth. With the machine running, add the olive oil, a little at a time. Season with salt and pepper.

Spoon the hummus in the center of a large platter. Drizzle the hummus with olive oil. Arrange the black olives and Fresh Pita Bread around the hummus.

This recipe yields about 2 cups hummus for ?? servings.

EMERIL LIVE with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EM-1B43 broadcast 05-18-1998) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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