International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
IVU logo
Recipes Around the World International Vegetarian Union
Vegan Greek/Middle Eastern Recipes
Contributed by Vegetarians and Vegans from around the world
Use these links to buy from amazon and IVU gets up to 10%!

Hummus 4
from Fred Towner

Serving Size : 6

  • 1 tablespoon Safflower Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Chopped Onion
  • 1 clove garlic -- minced
  • 1/4 cup Minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper
  • 15 ounces drained Chick Peas
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Toasted Sesame seeds
  • 1 dash Cumin
GARNISH: lemon wedges, cherry tomatoes, or fresh parsley sprigs (opt)

In a small skillet, heat oil; saute onion and garlic until onion is softened.
Add seasonings.
Stir just long enough to soften parsley.
In food processor, combine rinsed and drained chick peas and lemon juice; process until smooth.
Stir in onion and herb mixture; stir in sesame seeds.
Spoon into serving bowl.

Top with garnish if desired.
Makes 1 1/2 cups

VARIATIONS: - substitute 15-oz can Great Northern beans for chick peas.