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This is a very basic recipe for the popular garbanzo and sesame seed pate. Vary the flavor by adding a few mint leaves, a little fresh ginger, or red pepper flakes. I make it in a food processor now, but I used to make it by putting the garbanzo beans through a ricer.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained

  • ½ cup roasted tahini

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, minced

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • ¼ cup packed flat leaf parsley

  • ¼ cup chopped green onions

  • salt to taste

  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, parsley, and green onion in the bowl of a food processor. Blend until smooth, adding water if the mixture is too thick. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

62 Calories
3g Fat
7g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 70mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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