Saturday, August 16, 2008

Garlic & Mixed Bean Hummus (V)

Here is a quickie for you. So you have a bunch of beans left over from different things you have made in your kitchen. Maybe you have some black beans, and some cannellini beans, and some chick peas. Whatever, it really doesn't matter. You can use those left-overs to make a delicious snack. For every 2 cups of beans add one teaspoon each of cumin & coriander, one large garlic clove and a pinch of salt. Blend in a food processor until smooth, then drizzle in 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Finish by adding enough water to get it to a consistency that you like. Transfer contents to a bowl and top with cilantro or scallions or mint. A drizzle of  olive oil on top, and a dash of smoky paprika gives it a nice, finished look. Serve with pita or toast. Nothing is wasted here in TCV's house.


Latayy said...

Lovely dish Justin and a beautiful pic!
Now I am hungry again..

Michelle said...

Funny, I just did a bean dip the other night. I love recipes that can be modified like crazy to use up leftovers!

vegantester said...

no lemon?!? you are blowing my mind.