* 15-oz. can beans, drained, liquid reserved chickpeas
    * 2 garlic cloves, minced
    * 1 tsp. Ground cumin
    * 1 tbsp. Olive oil
    * 1 / 2 tsp. black pepper


   1st Combine chickpeas, garlic, cumin, salt and olive oil into a food processor.
   2nd Blend on low speed, gradually adding reserved garbanzo beans liquid until it reaches the desired consistency.

Serves: 6

Serving size: 3 tbsp.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

76 calories
4 g protein
3 g fat
0 g Sat Fat
9 g carbohydrates
3 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
213 mg sodium
29 mg calcium
1 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

If you do not have a food processor, try using a mixer. Serve with warm slices of pita bread. Refrigerate the leftovers.