easy hummus

Easy hummus

Course Dip
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 –12
Author Jacqueline Bellefontaine


  • 400 g cooked chick peas or 2 x 400g can chick peas
  • 3 – 4tbsp tahini
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 3 cloves of garlic crushed
  • salt
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Drain the chick peas, reserve a little of the cooking/canning liquid.
  • Place in a food processor and blitz until finely chopped.
  • Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic and season well with salt. Blitz again to form a creamy paste adding enough of the cooking/canning liquid to get the desired consistency.
  • Drizzle with olive oil to serve
  • Garnish with paprika, chopped parsley, fried pine nuts or a few whole chick peas


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