Saturday, October 24, 2009

Tasty Little Dip...


HERE'S A BIT OF HUMMUS WITH A TWIST. JUST AN ADDITION (CURRY) TO MAKE IT ZIPPIER! I myself will be doing some snacking this evening. This may not seem like baseball food, but it's what I intend to feast on as I watch,(from home), what I hope will be the clincher for the New York Yankees to take the pennant. But it's supposed to really rain with a vengeance tonight, doesn't look it now, all sunny and deceptive. So maybe the weather folks will be wrong. I look forward to that possibility. Anyway, I'll be eating little snick-snacks, and perhaps drinking some champagne, no matter what. Nothing wrong with that!
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CURRIED HUMMUS
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1 15 OZ. can chick peas/garbanzos, drained
1 clove minced garlic
1 small dried red pepper, crumbled, or sprinkling of red pepper flakes
juice of 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. cumin
1 1/2 tsps. curry powder
6 tbls. olive oil
salt and ground pepper
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Place chick peas, garlic, pepper flakes, lemon juice, in food processor and blend. Add oil in a slow stream to contents until all is blended smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Makes about 1 1/4 cups.
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Serve with pita crisps or crudities. Also makes a great sandwich when spread in pita pockets.
Add grilled or fresh vegetables.
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Adapted from Epicurean Magazine.

4 comments:

Linda S. Socha said...

Sounds great Lynn! This is one of my favorite snacks...Glad to have a tried recipe!
Linda

Lyn said...

Hi Linda-
I love this with some breast of chicken, in a sandwich, pita or French bread, or with a salad..yum!

Jeane said...

well yumo and go NY! hopefully you and Milo will be doing the dance of joy tonight!

Lyn said...

Hi Jeane-
Hopefully they won't be rained out..starting to drizzle..we'll see. Milo's sleeping so he can be alert for the game!

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