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Cranberry Hummus

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Cranberry is one of the most popular flavors during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. For a unique and tasty twist on traditional hummus, add cranberries to make the perfect dip for the season.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1 cup (or half 16oz can) cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation:

In a food processor, combine all ingredients except for chopped fresh cranberries. Blend until smooth and creamy.

Add about 3/4 of the fresh cranberries and continue to blend until desired consistency. You want it to be creamy, yet thick, like a typical dip.

Place mixture in serving dish and garnish with remaining chopped cranberries.

For a variation, 1/2 cup chopped nuts may be added to either the mixture before processing, as a garnish, or both.

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