Kalamata Olive Hummus
15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), drained
15 ounces canned chick peas (garbanzos), with liquid
1/4 cup tahini
1 Tbsp olive oil
3 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 oz (~1/2 cup) kalamata olives, rinsed and pitted; divided and 1⁄2 chopped 2 medium garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground cumin
Dash of cayenne pepper
Place chick peas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, 1⁄2 kalamata olives, garlic, cumin and salt, and cayenne into the blender and secure lid.
Turn machine on and slowly increase speed, progressing to High.
Blend 1 minute, using the spatula to push the ingredients into the blades periodically.
Stir in other 1⁄2 chopped kalamata olives for added texture and flavor.
Makes 15 servings Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Saturated Fat 0.6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1g
Modified from Chow.com