2 cloves garlic, peeled
1/4 c water*
1 c fresh or frozen green peas
1/4 c tahini
1 t lemon zest
1 T lemon juice
3 T olive oil
½ t paprika
1½ t cumin
½ t sea salt
1/4 c fresh parsley, chopped and loosely packed
*3-4 T garlic water
In a small saucepan bring the water to a boil, and add in the garlic and peas. Boil uncovered for 3 minutes, or until the peas are bright green.
Using a mesh strainer, drain off the water into a container, and set aside to cool.
In a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients along with 2 T of the garlic water.
Process until smooth, adding more water to reach desired consistency.
Transfer to a serving bowl, and serve with fresh veggies or your favorite gluten-free crackers.