*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Red Pepper Hummus Pockets
 
 Recipe By     : Easy Vegetarian Meals Pillsbury April 1998 #206
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Diabetic                         Theme Week
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         ***   Hummus   ***
    2      cups          cooked chickpeas -- drained & rinsed *1
    1      tablespoon    lemon juice
    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    2      cloves        garlic -- chopped
      1/3  cup           roasted red peppers -- drained *2
                         ***   Sandwiches   ***
    8      leaves        lettuce
    1      medium        cucumber -- sliced thinly *3
    4      large         pita bread, whole-wheat -- halved
 
 *1 -- 19 oz. can Garbanzo Beans or Chick Peas or cook you own, make sure 
 that canned are well drained to get the salt rinsed off
 *2 -- (from 7.25 oz. jar)
 *3 -- English cucumber are excellent
 
 In food processor bowl with metal blade, combine chickpeas, lemon juice, 
 oil and garlic; process 1 or 2 minutes or until smooth.  Add roasted 
 peppers; process 30 - 60 seconds or until peppers are finely chopped.
 
 To assemble sandwiches, place lettuce leaf and cucumber slices in each 
 pita bread half.  Spoon with 3 tablespoons hummus in each.
 
 8 sandwich; 4 servings.
 
 
 
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 NOTES : Diabetic Exchanges:
        
        3 Starch Choice
        1 Vegetable Choice
        1 Fat Choice
        
        Kitchen Tip:  If you do not have a food processor or a blender, 
        mash the chickpeas with a fork.  The mixture may be slightly 
        lumpy, but the texture does not interfere with flavour.