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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 0 minutes
Serves: 6
  • 0.5 serves of vegetables per 
  • serving
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400g can no-added-salt chickpeas, rinsed and drained
⅓ cup tahini
½ large lemon, juiced
¼ cup olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
¼ tsp cumin
3-4 tbsp water
Pinch of salt

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Fresh garlic
Jarred garlic
Fresh lemon juice
20mls bottled lemon juice



Step 1
Place all ingredients except the water and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth.

Step 2
Add the water, one tablespoon at a time until the desired thickness is reached. Add a pinch of salt.

Serving suggestion: Add some avocado and chopped coriander for a Guaca-hummus. 

Food safety tip: If you are packing leftovers for lunch, hummus needs to be kept cold so pack an ice brick. 




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