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       Title: HUMMUS WITH PITA TOASTS
  Categories: Appetizers, Oriental, Vegetables, Ethnic
       Yield: 4 servings
  
  
   2 ea 6 pita loaves*
   3 tb Butter; melted
   19 oz Can chick peas; rinsed/drain
   3 tb Tahini (sesame seed paste)
   1 tb Olive oil
   3 tb Fresh lemon juice
   3    Garlic clove; mashed**
   1 ts Salt
   1 ts Olive oil for garnish
     Fresh parsley; chopped
     Water
   
   *Split each round & cut into 8 triangles **mince &
   mash garlic with salt Brush the rough sides of the
   pita triangles with butter, sprinkle them w/salt to
   taste & bake on a baking sheet in the top third of a
   preheated 400 deg. oven until golden, about 6-8
   minutes. In a food processor, blend chick peas,
   tahini, oil, lemon juice, garlic paste & pepper and
   enough water to cover mixture to taste until smooth.
   May be made 1 day in advance & chilled. Sprinkle with
   parsley & drizzle a bit of olive oil & sprinkle with
   parsley to serve with pita toasts.
  
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