?3 cups (cooked) or 2 cans beans (Great northern beans, garbanzos, black eyed peas, or a mixture of light colored beans)
¼ cup tahini
¼ cup lemon juice
1 tsp. lemon zest, optional
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
4 cloves of garlic?2-3 tsp.
whole cumin, roasted and ground
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. paprika
2-4 tbsp. liquid braggs
Salt to taste
In a food processor or vitamix, add the cooked beans and all other ingredients and process until creamy.
Refrigerate until ready to use, or freeze in smaller portions.
(Yields 3 cups)(servings: 1 oil, 1 legume) 144 calories, 12 g (12%) protein,8 g(54%)fat per 4 tsp. serving.