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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Hummus with Chimichurri Garnish


2 16 oz. cans of garbanzo beans
2 T. bean juice
1/3 cup tahini
1-2 tsp. minced garlic
1 tsp. salt
2 lemons, juiced
1 T. Chimichurri Sauce (recipe below)
1-2 T. olive oil

Processs first seven ingredients in a food processor or blender, adding a stream of olive oil until the mixture is smooth and creamy. Top with paprika and Chimichurri Sauce to taste.

Chimichurri Sauce

3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp. dried red peppers
2 lg bunches frehs cilantro, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. salt

Process vinegar, next 5 ingredients and 2 Tbsp. water in food processor 5 to 10 seconds, or until cilantro is finely chopped.

Can store in air-tight container for up to three days.

1 comment:

daddyO and honey said...

wow, is this hot?? sorry to have missed you tonight.