Friday, May 21, 2010

recipe for the weekend!

fun food is great for the weekend--here's some mediterranean food!

hummus

1 16 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans
1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas
3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (depending on taste)
1 1/2 tablespoons tahini
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt

puree all together, and enjoy!

roasted red peppers
preheat oven to 400 degrees F
slice peppers
put aluminum foil on cookie sheet
put peppers and some oil (olive or canola or veggie--it doesn' t matter) on the cookies sheet
cook for 15 minutes, flip or stir around
cook for another 15 minutes until really soft

pita bread
cut into 6 pieces (i use kitchen scissors)
throw on cookie sheet while cooking roasted red peppers until crisp (10-20 minutes?)

enjoy!

1 comment:

sarah calder said...

Mm..you're making me hungry! I need to try making some real hummus from scratch. Might have to give this a go this weekend. Thanks :)