Middle Eastern dish of chickpeas, sesame seeds, and spices.
A staple food of Syria, hummus has become popular in Jordan and Israel as well as throughout America and Europe. It is a pureé of tahini, chickpeas, garlic, cumin, and lemon, often garnished with parsley and paprika. It is served with pita bread as an appetizer or a course unto itself.
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