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Diabetes: Chickpea hummus

Serve this easy Mediterranean spread with warmed whole-wheat pita bread. Replace the vinegar with lemon juice and the olive oil with tahini.

Chickpea hummus

2/3 cup dried chickpeas (garbanzos), picked over and rinsed, soaked overnight, and drained
3 cups water
2 cloves garlic
1 bay leaf
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sliced green (spring) onion
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (fresh coriander)
1 teaspoon ground cumin


In a large saucepan over high heat, combine the Continue reading Diabetes: Chickpea hummus