Hummus

3 cups cooked chick peas (garbanzo beans) 
2 cloves garlic 
1 tbs. olive oil 
¾ cup tahini (sesame paste-optional) 
¼ cup plus 1 tbs. lemon juice or more to taste 
¼ tsp. salt 
Lots of scallions 

In food processor, chop chickpeas until very smooth. Add garlic, scallions and tahini. Continue to blend until smooth. Drizzle in oil and lemon juice. 

Serve with your favorite raw vegetables and/or whole grain breads. 


Makes 12 servings (1/4 cup each) 
Per serving (64g): 169 Calories, 10g fat, 1.3g sat fat, 15g carbohydrate, 6g protein, 4g fiber, 70mg sodium