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Super Sesame Hummus

Super Sesame HummusHummus Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup raw sesame seeds

  • 1 pound, 13 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1/4 cup sesame tahini

  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped

  • zest and juice of 1 lemon

  • salt

  • 2 tablespoons water

Hummus Procedure

In a small sauté pan, toast the sesame seeds, over medium heat, turning very often for 30 seconds.  Remove to a bowl to cool.

Add all the ingredients, including the sesame seeds (reserving a few for garnish), to the food processor except the water.  Puree until very smooth.  Add the water as needed to obtain the smooth, thick, desired texture.

Top with a drizzle of toasted sesame oil, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, and any remaining toasted sesame seeds.

Whole Wheat Pita Chip Ingredients

  • 4 whole wheat pitas, cut into eighths

  • olive oil for drizzling

  • salt


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Lay the pita wedges out on a baking sheet in a single layer.  Drizzle lightly with olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt.  Toss to coat.

Bake for 10 minutes, or until just golden and crisp.  Serve with Super Sesame Hummus.

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