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Categories: Entertaining, Low-fat, Party Snacks, Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

Homemade hummus is sure to be a hit with everyone.

Prep Time: 10M

Serves: Serves 8-10


  • 1 � 151/2oz (439g) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • juice of 1 lemon, plus extra if needed
  • 2-3 tbsp tahini
  • pinch of paprika
  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil
  • sea salt
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  1. Combine the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, and paprika in a blender or food processor. Blend to a smooth pur�e.
  2. With the motor running, gradually add the oil, a little at a time, until the hummus reaches a dipping consistency. Taste, and season with salt, adding some extra lemon juice if you like. Blend again.
  3. Serve as a dip with pita bread.

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Quick Cook.
Copyright © 2009 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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