Silq bi’l-Tahina (Chard stem Hummus)

Posted June 24th, 2017 in Recipes, Swiss Chard by lynnpugh

1 bunch Swiss chard stalks, very roughly chopped (save leaves for another preparation) if not enough, add celery stalks
salt to taste
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1/4 cup tahini, stirred if oil and seed paste have separated
juice of one lime
Extra Virgin Olive oil to consistency you like
two stems fresh chopped mint
Pinch of cayenne
Cumin to taste
Place chard stalks in a pot of boiling water to cover and steam/boil til soft, about 10-20 minutes. Drain well. Place in food processor with remaining ingredients and puree. Serve with pita bread.

Wendy Higbee (CSA member)

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