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Hummus B'Tahini Soup - {Mideast Chickpea Soup}

Courses: Soup

Recipe Ingredients

1   Chickpeas/ garbanzo beans - (15 oz)
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
2   Garlic cloves
1/4 cup 59mlTahini (pureed raw sesame seeds
  Found in most supermarkets)
1/4 cup 59mlLemon juice
4 cups 948mlVegetable or chicken stock
  Cayenne pepper
  Chopped parsley
  Lemon juice
  Olive oil

Recipe Instructions

Reserve 3 whole chickpeas per serving for garnish. Drain chickpea liquid into a large saucepan, then puree the remaining chickpeas with salt, garlic, tahini, and lemon juice, until it is the consistency of a thick, creamy paste.

Bring the chicken stock and chickpea liquid to a boil, then whisk in the hummus paste. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes.

When ready to serve, ladle into bowls and garnish with the reserved chickpeas, parsley, sprinklings of lemon juice, and cayenne. Drizzle a little olive oil on the top. Serve with warm slices of pita bread.

This recipe yields ?? servings.

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