Hummus (home-made)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Chickpeas -- dry
5 cups Water
6 \N Bay leaves -- or so
¾ cup Chopped onion
1 \N Garlic clove
⅔ cup Tomato puree
2 tablespoons Lemon juice
¾ teaspoon Ground cumin
¼ teaspoon Paprika
⅛ teaspoon Cayenne
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
¾ teaspoon Salt

Sort and rinse the chick-peas, then soak overnight in water. Drain them, then add 5 cups of water and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for approximately 1½ hours, or until the beans are completely soft. When cooked, drain the beans and puree until completely smooth in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients.

Recipe By : Donna Nicoletti from Reversing Heart Disease(Ornish) File

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