Friday, May 3, 2013

Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

Hummus is generally made with tahini, not in the pantry, no problem, this recipe uses sun dried tomatoes.

Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
1 can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
2 garlic, cloves
3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 Tablespoons sun dried tomatoes
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
dash of cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon Vegenaise or Mayo
sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
2 Tablespoons pine nuts, toasted, optional
fresh basil and chopped sun dried tomatoes, to garnish, optional

In a food processor combine beans, garlic, lemon juice, sun dried tomatoes, cumin, and cayenne process until smooth. Add olive oil and Vegenaise, salt and pepper and process again. Check seasonings.
Put into serving dish and garnish with pine nuts, basil and tomatoes, if desired.
Serve with crackers, chips, or fresh vegetables.

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