12/14/2009 13:33

    1 pound chickpeas, cooked

    1 teaspoon sesame oil

    2 teaspoons garlic, roasted

    1/2 teaspoon cumin

    4 fluid ounces lemon juice

    1 teaspoon salt

    cayenne pepper, to taste

    1 tablespoon olive oil

    2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped 

                Combine the chickpeas, sesame oil, garlic, cumin and lemon juice in a food processor; process until smooth, season with salt and cayenne. 

      Spoon the hummus onto a serving platter and smooth the surface. Drizzle the olive oil over the            hummus and garnish with the chopped parsley. Serve with warm pita bread that has been cut into quarters. 

Per Serving: 115 Calories; 3g Fat (20.7% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 18g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 141mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat.