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Basic Hummus

Modified from Jeff Novick's Fast Food Video: The Basics


•2-15 oz cans of Chickpeas or about 3 cups cooked chickpeas

•¼ cup tahini butter (add or lessen to your taste)

•Juice from 1 medium lemon or 1 TBSN lemon juice concentrate

•2-3 cloves of garlic, crushed if don't have a blender or food processor

•1 to 1 ½ tsp cumin

•1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley

•Freshly ground pepper


•Throw all in a processor or blender and process or blend until well mixed and smooth.

Don't have a processor or blender? No problem.  Mash beans with a potato masher or fork and then add rest of ingredients and mix well.

Black Bean Hummus

From Plant-based Gabriel


•3 cups black beans (cooked)

•2 1/2 tbs lemon juice

•1 tsp garlic powder

•1 tsp onion powder

•1/2 tsp chili powder

•1/2 tsp cumin


Place all of the ingredients into a blender or food processor; blend together for 1 to 2 minutes.

Serving Options

•Use as dip for whole grain low fat chips, crackers, wedges of pita bread or cut up veggies

•Wrap in whole grain tortillas or fill pita bread along with veggies / salsa / sauce

•Top a baked potato

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