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       Title: Hummus #1
  Categories: Garlic, Appetizers, Mideast
       Yield: 4 servings
  
      31 oz (2 cns) Chick Peas                1/3 c  Lemon Juice or To Taste
 	    1 x  Liquid *			     3 ea Large Cloves Garlic (or
      More)
       6 tb Tahini **                           1 x  Salt & Fresh Ground Pepper
 
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       1 x  Olive Oil                           1 x  Fresh Chopped Parsley
       1 x  Paprika                        
  
   *   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.
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   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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