This dip is also nice with raw vegetables.


  • 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed, drained
  • ¾ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)*
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup (packed) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Pita bread rounds, cut into triangles
  • *Available at Middle Eastern and natural foods stores and some supermarkets.


Combine first 9 ingredients in processor until smooth. Season hummus to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon hummus into bowl. Serve with pita triangles.

30 Minute, Appetizers, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Low Saturated Fat, Vegetarian
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