2 15 oz. cans garbanzo beans
1/2 Cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
6 Tbs. lemon juice
3 lg. cloves garlic, pressed
1 tsp. ground cumin
salt and pepper
Drain beans, reserving liquid. Place in food processor or
blender with other ingredients and 1/4 cup of liquid.
Process until the mixture is smooth, adding liquid until
desired consistency is reached. Adjust seasonings with
more cumin, lemon, or salt & pepper.
Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Serve
with crackers, pita bread, carrot sticks, other veggies.