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                          Moroccan Chick Pea Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      Tablespoons   Safflower oil
                         Carrots, grated
                         Cloves Garlic, minced
                         Med Onion, chop fine (1/2 c)
   15      Ounces        Can Chick Peas, rinse,draine
    3      Cups          Vegetable stock
      1/3  Cup           Tahini
    2      Tablespoons   Lemon juice
    1      Tablespoon    Chopped fresh parsley
      3/4  Teaspoon      Ground Cumin
      1/2  Teaspoon      Black pepper
      1/2  Teaspoon      Thyme leaves
      1/4  Teaspoon      Powdered tumeric
      1/8  Teaspoon      Cayenne pepper
 
 GARNISH: toasted sesame seeds, minced scallions, finely chopped tomatoes, or
Herbed Garlic Croutons, optional  In 4-5 qt saucepan, heat oil. Add carrots,
garlic, and onion; cook until tender. Set aside.  Menawhile, in food processor,
puree chick peas, 1 cup of vegetable stock, tahini, and lemon juice.  Stir pureed
mixture into saucepan. Add remaining ingredients including vegetable stock. Cover
and cook for 5 minutes to heat through. Top with garnish if desired.
 VARIATIONS: - substitute olive oil for safflower oil
 
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