*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                   Hummus
 
 Recipe By     : Elizabeth Powell
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:20
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Ethnic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    sesame oil
    1      small         onion -- chopped
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    1      can           garbanzo beans -- drained
    2      tablespoons   sesame seeds -- toasted lightly
      1/2  cup           sesame butter
      1/4  cup           fresh lemon juice
      1/2  teaspoon      turmeric
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
 
      Saute onions and garlic in sesame oil until just tender.  Puree
      beans in food processor. Add onions, garlic, and remaining
      ingredients and blend until desired consistency.  More sesame oil
      may be added if mixture is too thick.  Garnish with parsley and
      additional toasted sesame seeds, if desired.
 
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 Serving Ideas : Serve with toasted pita triangles.