Hummus Bi Tahina

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3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)


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2 (15-ounce) cans garbanzo beans, undrained
3 small cloves garlic
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons water


Drain garbanzo beans, reserving 1/4 cup liquid, and set aside. Position knife blade in food processor bowl. Drop garlic through food chute with processor running, and process 3 seconds or until minced. Add garbanzo beans, reserved 1/4 cup liquid, and remaining ingredients; process 3 minutes or until smooth.

Spoon mixture into a serving bowl. Serve with pita bread and raw vegetables.

Created date

December 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 123
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 4.2 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 4.6 g
Carbohydrate 17.9 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 219 mg
Calcium 50 mg