Hummus
Preparation
5 MIN
Output
about 500 ml (2 cups)

Hummus

Ingredients

  • 1 can 19 oz (540 ml) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) tahini (sesame butter)
  • 2 lemons, for the juice
  • Cumin, cayenne pepper, parsley and olive oil (optional)

Preparation

  1. In a blender or food processor, purée the chickpeas, garlic, water, tahini, lemon juice and salt until smooth.
  2. If desired, sprinkle with cumin, cayenne pepper and/or parsley, and drizzle with olive oil.
  3. Serve as a dip with plain or toasted pita bread, or serve with grilled meats and poultry.