Saturday, December 1, 2012

Taco Hummus

A hummus flavored with taco seasonings, great as a dip or a taco filling.

Taco Seasoning Mix (spices, herbs and salt)
15 oz Chickpeas
2 Teaspoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, chopped
2 Tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
¼ cup crumbled queso fresco cheese

1.     Drain chickpeas, reserving liquid. In blender or food processor, place chickpeas, oil, lemon juice, Garlic and remaining 1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix and cilantro (optional).
2.     Cover; blend until smooth. Add reserved chickpea liquid, 1 teaspoon at a time, until desired consistency.
3.     Spoon humus into corn or flour tortilla, add a sprinkle of cheese and serve cold or warmed.
4.     Toppings idea’s (salsa, spinach, lettuce, tomato)
5.     This dish is also nice as a dip with tortilla chips or in a quesadilla.

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