an electric food processor, combine garlic,
garbanzo beans, tahini, and lemon juice.
until the mixture is smooth.
roasted peppers and basil; process until the
peppers are finely chopped.
with salt and pepper.
hummus to small bowl, cover and chill until
you are ready to serve.
with warm pitta bread or crackers.
asked Bob from Recipes in The Mail
about Tahini because I had never come across
it over here in the UK. This was Bob's description:
A thick, smooth paste made from ground sesame
seeds. Popular in Middle Eastern cooking, Tahini
is high in calcium and protein with a wonderful
texture and peanutlike flavor that makes it
ideal, in small amounts, for use in spreads,
sauces and dressings. It is not hydrogenated.
Stir Tahini before using as the oil separates
from the ground seeds; refrigeration helps prevent
some separation and extends the life of the
product. Available in natural food stores and
"The Light Body" by Marita Rose Collins)
have had a look on the supermarket shelves and
have found it on sale in Tescos - so it should
be generally available in the UK.