Recipe courtesy of Michele Urvater

Chick Pea and Garlic Puree

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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16-ounce can chick peas, drained

2 tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1/4 cup half and half or evaporated low fat milk

1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Puree chick peas in a food mill or food processor. Melt butter in a small skillet. Add garlic and simmer over low heat until garlic emits a lovely aroma. Add this to the chick pea puree along with half and half and orange rind. Season to taste with salt and pepper and reheat in a double boiler, or over direct heat, stirring constantly.