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Bruschetta with Hummus-Olivada Polka Dots

Total Time: 20 mins.
Prep Time: 10 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.
Serves: Serves 6-8



¾ cup pitted Kalamata olives
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
¼ cup Spectrum Organic Olive Oil
¼ teaspoon lemon zest, minced
¼ teaspoon fresh thyme, minced


2 cloves garlic, minced and mashed to a paste with ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 can (15 oz) Yves Veggie Cuisine Organic Garbanzo Beans, drained with some liquid reserved
¼ cup tahini
2 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ teaspoon lemon zest
¼ cuc Spectrum Organic Olive Oil
2 tablespoons Spectrum Organic Flax Oil
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1 thin baguette
1 clove garlic, peeled




  1. Either pulse all ingredients together with a food processor until olives are minced finely, or mince olives with a knife and pound garlic to a paste, then stir all ingredients together in a bowl.


  1. Blend all ingredients until smooth in a food processor.
  2. Taste to adjust seasonings.


  1. Preheat over to 450.
  2. Cut baguette into medium slices and toast in oven until crisp.
  3. Remove and run one side with garlic.
  4. Spread 1 teaspoon of hummus on half of the toast slices, and daub with a dot of olivada.
  5. Spread the remaining slices with olivada and top with a daub of hummus.