*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                  Hummous
 
 Recipe By     : Mimi Markofsky
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:20
 Categories    : Appetizers And Dips
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cloves        garlic -- peeled
   19      ounces        garbanzo beans, canned -- drained,
                          -- reserve liquid
      1/2  cup           tahini
    6      tablespoons   lemon juice
    1      teaspoon      salt
                         pepper -- to taste
                         olive oil -- for garnish
                         paprika -- for garnish
 
 Drop the garlic cloves through the feed tube of a food processor that has
 been fitted with a steel blade.  Stop the machine and add the garbanzo 
 beans.  Puree the beans with the garlic.  Add the tahini, lemon juice, 
 salt and pepper.  Through the feed tube, slowly add the reserved liquid
 
 from the garbanzo beans, until the hummous is the desired consistency. Serve
 with in a bowl or on a flat dish, drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with
 paprika.  Serve with pita or crackers.  Keeps refrigerated for 2 weeks.  
 
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