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Creamy Hummus

Ingredients
¾ cup water
½ cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
6 garlic cloves, peeled
6 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 (19-ounce) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

Directions
Place first three ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Add juice and remaining ingredients; process until smooth, scraping sides occasionally.

Yield: 4 cups. Serving size: 2 Tablespoons.

Nutrient Analysis
Calories: 68
Fat: 3.0g
Protein: 1.2g
Fiber: 0.9g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 69mg

Serve with pita chips, tortilla chips, raw vegetables, crackers, or toasted bread.

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