Richly textured and exotic, this is the party dip you’ve been waiting for! The lemony tahini base gets a boost from tart feta cheese. Serve with snack crackers.
Makes about 8 servings
4 tablespoons organic lemon juice
4 teaspoons organic garlic, minced
½ medium organic red onion, diced
1 medium organic red bell pepper, seeds removed and diced
1-15 oz can garbanzo beans (rinsed, drained)
13 tablespoons naturally prepared tahini (sesame butter)
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (use more or less to taste)
½ teaspoon dried oregano
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
2 oz organic feta cheese, crumbled
½ cup organic cucumber, peeled and diced
Optional Greek-style olives, chopped
Your favourite variety of Kashi* Snack Crackers
1. Over medium heat, sauté 2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, garlic and red onions for 3 minutes or until onions turn translucent. Remove from heat to cool slightly.
2. In a food processor, add the cooled, sautéed mixture, the other 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice, ½ of the red bell pepper, garbanzo beans, tahini, cayenne pepper, oregano and salt. Pulse food processor until dip becomes smooth.
3. Pour dip into a large serving bowl and stir in the remaining ½ diced red bell pepper, crumbled feta cheese, cucumbers and olives (if desired). Serve immediately or chill, and enjoy with your favourite variety of Kashi* Snack Crackers.