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By Hero of Health Karen Stephenson

Are you a fan of creamy, delicious dips that pack a healthy punch? Look no further than this easy-to-make hummus recipe! With a few simple ingredients and a food processor, you can whip up a batch of this tasty dip in no time. Perfect for parties, snacks, or as a sandwich spread, hummus is a versatile staple that you'll want to keep on hand.

Servings: 2 cups

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes


  • 1 can chickpeas, drained

  • 60ml cold water, plus a 30ml for a looser consistency

  • 1 small garlic clove peeled and crushed

  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested

  • 3 tbsp tahini


  1. Rinse the chickpeas in a colander under cold running water and add to a food processor along with 60ml of water. Blitz until almost smooth.

  2. Add the garlic, lemon juice and zest, and tahini to the food processor and blitz again.

  3. Gradually pour in up to 30ml more water until you reach your desired consistency, and blitz for an additional 5 minutes or until the hummus is smooth and silky.

  4. Season with a good pinch of sea salt and transfer to a bowl.

  5. Swirl the top of the hummus with the back of a dessert spoon for a beautiful presentation. Enjoy with your favourite veggies, crackers, or pita bread!

Nutritional values per serving (based on 2 tbsp serving size):

  • Calories: 70

  • Fat: 4g

  • Carbohydrates: 6g

  • Protein: 2g

Note: Nutritional values may vary depending on the specific ingredients used.

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Mary Pye
Mary Pye
May 02, 2023

Where can I get the tahini from I had a look in Asda but they don't sell it.

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