Hummus is great as part of a middle eastern themed dinner or as a healthy snack or even great on sandwiches! This recipe is so quick and easy to make and its always better home made!
200g canned chickpeas
2 tbsp lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp ground cumin
salt to taste
100ml tahini (sesame seed paste) optional
4 tbsp water
– Drain the chickpeas and rinse. Reserve a few whole chick peas for serving.
– Combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, tahini, and water in a food processor, and blend to a creamy purée.
– Add more lemon juice, garlic, cumin or salt to taste. Turn out into a dinner plate, and make smooth with the back of a spoon. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and scatter with the reserved chickpeas.
– Sprinkle with paprika and serve with pita bread, warmed in a moderate oven for three minutes, and cut into quarters.
Recipe by BBC Food