Burning truck closes I-95 in Chesterfield

Help Celebrate the 30th Annual Lebanese Food Festival

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

 

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) - The Lebanese Food Festival is celebrating 30 years of bringing great food and culture to the local community.  Festival Representative Sandra Joseph Brown is back and shared a tasty preview with homemade Hummus.

The Festival is Friday, May 16th – Sunday, May 18th.  10am – 10pm on Friday & Saturday and 10am – 8pm on Sunday.

www.stanthonymaronitechurch.org

St. Anthony’s Lebanese Food Festival:  Hummus

Ingredients:

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

Preparation:

Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can. Combine Chickpeas and remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.

Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus.

Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).

Serve immediately with fresh vegetables, fresh, warm or toasted pita bread,

Variations:

Red Pepper, Chili Pepper, Pine Nut, Avocado.

Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).

Serve immediately or Refrigerate and serve chilled.