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Garlic Hummus Recipe

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By Family Features | Jan 31, 2012

Hummus Dip is easy to make and healthful.

Add a slightly different dip to the menu with hummus. “No need to pass on fabulous dips to maintain your diet,” said Shield. “Thanks to the protein and fiber in chickpeas, hummus is light, yet heart-healthy enough to satisfy hungry sports fans. Try this easy recipe for happy game day guests.”

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Garlic Hummus Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

2 cans (15 1/2 ounces each) chickpeas, rinsed and drained

4 garlic cloves

1 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup lemon juice

4 tablespoons cold water

1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)

Extra-virgin olive oil

Dash of paprika for garnish

In food processor, puree chickpeas, garlic, salt, lemon juice and water until very smooth, about 3 minutes.

Add tahini paste and process additional 2 minutes.

Spread hummus into shallow serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle top with paprika. Yields 8 (1/4-cup) servings.

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