Ultimate Houmous

    40 min

    This chickpea puree is simply divine. Chickpeas are blended with lemon zest, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil and garlic. Serve as a dip with vegetables or pitta bread. It also does well as a sandwich filler.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 (410g) tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained
    • 1 small lemon, zest grated and juiced
    • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed

    Prep:10min  ›  Extra time:30min chilling  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Put all ingredients into a food processor or liquidiser and process until smooth. Refrigerate in a bowl for 30 minutes and serve garnished. Blend some sweet paprika with a little olive oil and drizzle over.

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    much better than shop bought and so easy too, I made mine very smooth, yummy  -  20 Feb 2017


    Quick and delicious.  -  07 Oct 2015


    This is soooo good!!! I will not buy again houmous in a supermarket. Oh and I agree with the previous review. It definitely tastes better with more lemon  -  05 Jul 2013