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Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc.
38 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 USA -  845-876-2626
Vegetarian - Vegan - Animal Rights - Health - Nutrition - Environment

The mission of the Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society, Inc. is to promote the vegetarian ethic in the Mid-Hudson (New York) region, educate the community and aid anyone in the pursuit of a totally vegetarian (vegan) cruelty-free and healthful lifestyle.



1 15-ounce can of chickpeas (garbanzos)

to 1/3 cup tahini

3-4 cloves garlic, peeled (can use roasted garlic for a mellower flavor)

juice of two lemons

1-teaspoon cumin

teaspoon sea salt or Herbamare seasoning


Parsley, dill, scallions

Sun dried tomatoes, roasted red peppers

Fresh red or yellow pepper, olives

Drain chickpeas, reserving the liquid). Place all ingredients in the food processor. Process until smooth. Taste; add more lemon juice or seasoning if desired. Add any extras and process, you may wish to process only until small chunks are left so the color shows. Add back in a bit of the liquid if too thick (save the rest for soup or sauce). You may want to add some olive oil.

This is tasty, versatile and very high in protein. Hummus is widely available in supermarkets now, but it is easy, fast and fun to make your own. Costs less too. Use a 25-ounce can and make two versions, Good for parties, family meals, lunches and snacks.

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