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Chickpea Sandwich Spread

Courses: Dips and Spreads, Vegetarian

Recipe Ingredients

1   Chickpeas - (16 oz) - drained, rinsed
1/4 cup 23g / 0.8ozMinced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced fresh parsley
1 tablespoon 15mlMinced scallion or chives
  Juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tablespoons 30mlSesame paste (tahini)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDried dill
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround cumin
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Mash the chickpeas well and combine with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly and pat into a serving container. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Pack into a tightly lidded plastic container to transport.

This recipe yields about 2 cups.


"This easy preparation is especially tasty when spread on hearty whole-grain rye bread, but it's great spread on wedges of fresh pita bread, too."

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