Quick Hummus Dip

Quick Hummus Dip

0:10 To Prep
0:00 To Cook
1 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

So quick and easy to whip up. The perfect dip for entertaining or a night in!


  • 400g canned chickpeas
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbs Tahini or sesame paste (optional)
  • 4 Tbs Water
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 4 round pita breads

Step 1

Drain the chickpeas and rinse under cold running water: Reserve a handful for garnishing.

Step 2

In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, water and tahini, whiz to a creamy puree, adding more water if needed.

Step 3

Taste for lemon juice and salt, adjust to taste accordingly.

Step 4

Place in a serving bowl and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and scatter with the reserved chickpeas.

Step 5

Sprinkle with paprika and serve with pita bread, warmed in a moderate oven or under a grill for a minute or two, cut in quarters.

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