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       Title: Hummus
  Categories: Garlic, Appetizers, Mideast
       Yield: 4 servings
  
      31 oz (2 cns) Chick Peas                  1 x  Liquid *
       6 tb Tahini **                         1/3 c  Lemon Juice or To Taste
       3 ea Large Cloves Garlic (or More)        1 x  Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper
 
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       1 x  Olive Oil                           1 x  Paprika
       1 x  Fresh Chopped Parsley          
  
   *   Liquid shoud be 1/4 of the liquid from 1 can of chick peas. ** Tahini
   is (seame seed paste) is available in Milddle Eastern Food Shops and many
   of the larger supermarkets featuring Ethnic Foods.
   Combine all ingredients, except garinshes, in blender or food processor
   container.  Blend to a smooth, creamy paste.  Taste and add mor lemon juice
   or salt to suit your taste.  It should be the creamy consistency of mashed
   potatoes.  Thin with chick pea liquid or water if necessary. Scrape into an
   attractive bowl,  Color olive oil with a bit of paprika. Drizzle oil over
   the surface in a decorative pattern and sprinkle with parsley. Serve with
   wedges of pita bread and raw vegetables.
  
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