Moroccan Spiced Hummus

YIELD: 2-1/2 cups


2 cans (15 1/2 oz.) garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/3 cup tahini
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 to 3 Tablespoons fresh cilantro or parsley chopped
Cayenne pepper
Toasted Pita Triangles or crackers


Combine all ingredients except cilantro and Pita Triangles in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Remove mixture to a serving bowl. Stir in chopped cilantro or parsley. Serve with Pita Triangles or crackers. To Make Pita Triangles: Separate and cut rounds of pita bread to form 2 circles each. Cut each circle into 6 or 8 triangles. Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400°F about 5 minutes until crisp and lightly browned at edges.