Ready in 1 hour
Unlike more traditional hummus, this leaves the chickpeas essentially whole. The textrue and flavor are completely different from the Arabian version.
Thoroughly mix all ingredients except the mint. Refrigerate for one hour. Just before serving, garnish with mint.
Note: chives may be substituted for the cilantro and tsp of dried mint for the fresh mint.
From: "Classic Vegetarian Cooking from the Middle East and North Africa"
by Habeeb Salloum
Each (app 1/4 cup) serving contains an estimated:
Cals: 142, FatCals: 69, TotFat: 8g
SatFat: 1g, PolyFat: 1g, MonoFat: 6g
Chol: 0mg, Na: 300mg, K: 177mg
TotCarbs: 15g, Fiber: 4g, Sugars: 2g
NetCarbs: 11g, Protein: 4g
This was part of a Lebanese vegetarian dinner we did recently.