California Hummous

Or is it hummus? homos? Who cares??!!




  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 cans garbanzo beans
  • 2/3 C water
  • 1 fresh lime, well squeezed
  • 3 T Tahini
  • 1/4 t oregano
  • 1/4 t parsley flakes
  • 1/2 t black pepper
  • 1/2 t cumin
  • Trace of olive oil
  • Pinch of parsley flakes, crushed



  1. Peel and dump garlic whole, into food processor.
  2. Process on high until garlic is well minced, and pieces stick all over inside of bowl. Scrape pieces off sides.
  3. Drain, then wash garbanzo beans, then drain again.
  4. Puree garbanzo beans and garlic, mixing water while pureeing.
  5. Add lime juice and tahini, blend again.
  6. Add oregano, parsley, pepper, cumin; blend thoroughly.
  7. Dump puree into large serving bowl.
  8. Drizzle olive oil over top, crush and sprinkle parsley flakes on top.
  9. Serve with chips or pita bread, or as sauce over baked potatoes.
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