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Lite Hummus Dip

From the American Institute for Cancer Research, www.aicr.org 15 minutes prep time | Makes 11/4 cups Ingredients: 1 can (15 oz) chick peas, rinsed and drained 1 to 2 cloves finely minced garlic (or to taste) 1 Tbsp sesame tahini 6 to 8 Tbsp low-sodium vegetable broth or water 1 to 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste Hot pepper sauce (optional) Paprika Directions: 1. In a blender or food processor, place chick peas, garlic, tahini, broth or water, lemon juice, and oil. Blend on high speed until mixture is smooth. 2. Add salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce to taste, if desired. Pour mixture into serving bowl. Dust lightly with paprika. 3. Serve with cut-up raw vegetables and pita bread or gluten-free crackers.

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