Houmous

  • 200g canned chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt
  • 100ml tahini
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Mixed vegetables washed and cut into batons for crudites: for example, cucumber, celery, carrots, peppers and tomatoes
  1. Drain the chickpeas and rinse. Reserve a few whole chick peas for serving.
  2. Blend the chickpeas to a smooth paste
  3. Mix the chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, tahini, and water together until you get a creamy puree
  4. Add more lemon juice, garlic, cumin or salt to taste.
  5. Pour the mixture into your serving dish
  6. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and scatter with the reserved chickpeas. Sprinkle a little more cumin over the top.
  7. Serve with your choice of prepared crudites or bread

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