Lemony Garbanzo Spread

Course : Dips
Serves: 1 1/2 cups
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15 ounces garbanzo beans - -- (1 can), rinsed, -- drained
2 cloves garlic
1 medium green onion -- cut into 1 inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
2 tablespoons plain yogurt

Preparation / Directions:

Process all the ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. Transfer to a serving bowl. The spread will keep for several days in the refrigerator. Cooks Tip: Spice up this basic spread by adding your favorite spice or herb. Cumin or curry adds wonderful flavor. Add chopped fresh herbs for a great herbal spread. Comments: This traditional Mediterranean garbanzo bean puree has added zest to centuries of bread eating and enjoyment. You may also enjoy it as a dip for crisp vegetables.

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