Lemon Hummus

3 cans organic Garbanzo beans
2 T. of juice from one can of Garbanzo beans
5 cloves, finely minced garlic
1 t. garlic salt
1/4 t. red pepper flakes
1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil plus 1 T.
1/4 c. tahini
juice squeezed from 1 lemon (minus the seeds, hopefully)
1 t. smoked paprika
1 T. chopped parsley

 

Puree the garbanzo beans, juice from garbanzo beans, lemon juice, garlic, garlic salt, red pepper flakes, tahini and olive oil.  Spread the hummus evenly in a pretty dish. Make criss-crosses with a fork.

Gently sprinkle 1 Tb. olive oil around over the criss-crosses.  Lightly sprinkle some paprika on top. Garnish with parsley.

Serve wtih pita triangles; pita chips; and assorted vegetables. (Carrots; red and green sweet peppers; celery). (Recipe from our very favorite preK teacher, J. Nilsen)

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Holly loves her job as wife to Chris and mom to Noah, Kylie, Tabor and Sydney. God has gifted Holly with a love of all things creative ~ from painting and wall papering to scrapbooking and design work. In addition to co-founding and managing A Martha Heart, she designs web pages (www.crownlaiddowndesigns.com) and marketing pieces. She also authored a devotional blog, now closed, called Crown Laid Down. Holly and her family make their home within site of year 'round snow-capped mountains in Colorado. She can be reached by emailing Holly (AT) a martha heart (DOT) com or connect with her on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HollyGorinSmith

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