Black Bean Hummus
Makes about 3 cups
- 1 (16-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 (16-ounce) can Great Northern or Navy beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons tahini*
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
Preparation: Place black beans, Great Northern or Navy beans, garlic, cumin, tahini, lemon juice and olive oil in food processor bowl; blend together well. Season to taste with salt and pepper; cover and chill.
Garnish with cilantro and serve with crudites and crackers.
Notes: *Tahini is a sesame seed paste, available at natural food stores and some supermarkets.