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Hummus Eileen Goltz | Pareve

makes 2 cups

1 can (15-oz) garbanzo beans (chickpeas); drained (reserve liquid)

1/2 cup sesame seed

1 teaspoon minced garlic

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1 teaspoon salt

Snipped parsley

pita bread; crackers or vegetable dippers


Place reserved bean liquid, the sesame seed and garlic in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until mixed. Add the garbanzo beans, lemon juice and salt; cover and blend on high speed, stopping blender to scrapes sides if necessary, until of uniform consistency. Garnish with parsley. Serve as spread or dip with wedges of pita bread. Makes 2 cups.