Garbanzo Beans with Sesame Spread

Servings: 2 cups
Preparation time: 15 min

1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans drained
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup tahini paste
3 tbs chopped green onion
1/4 tsp ground cumin
2 garlic cloves, peeled
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Parsley sprigs or cilantro for garnish
Lavosh (cracker bread) or pita bread, quartered



1.  Place the cooked beans in a blender or food processor with the lemon juice, tahini, onion, cumin, and garlic.

2.  Add salt and pepper and blend again.

3.  Turn into a bowl, cover and chill.


Serve garnish with a wreath of parsley or cilantro or toasted pine nuts.