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Hummus is a popular food in various local forms throughout the Middle Eastern world.This home made hummus is is high in iron, Vitamin C and a low fat meal.


  • 1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon each cumin and paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Drain the beans and reserve the liquid.
  2. Process the beans until smooth in a food processor using the steel knife, or mash them well with a potato masher or fork.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. The mixture should be moist and spreadable.
  5. If it is too dry, add enough of the reserved bean liquid to achieve the desired consistency.

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