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Date:    Fri, 18 Mar 94 13:52:34 EST
 From:    Andrew Evans (aevans@cais.com)
 VLF Hummus
 1 can (19 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
 1/2 to 3/4 cup non-fat yogurt (depending on how creamy you want it)
 juice of one lemon
 2-4 cloves of garlic, crushed (depending on how much you like garlic-
       2 is enough for me, but others I know insist on more)
 1/4 tsp ground cumin
 dash of black pepper
 optional, depending on how strict you want to be about the vlf:
 6 drops or so of toasted sesame oil
     (doesn't add dramatically to the fat, but *greatly* improves the
      flavor for us "real" hummus fans - makes up partially for the lack of
 Combine all ingredients in blender and blend smooth.  Garnish with a dash
 of paprika and serve w/pita triangles, in a sandwich, etc.  My favorite is
 hummus on a pita with carrots, cucumbers, and lettuce (that was lunch
 today, in fact!)  Hummus is so easy to make that you can whip it up while
 eating breakfast to take to work (like I did today) for all you people
 looking for quick lunch ideas.
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