Creamy hummus

Prep 10 min
Total 10 min
Makes 2 cups

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small garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 tsp
540-mL can
chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
2 tbsp
1 tbsp
1/4 tsp


  • WHIRL garlic and salt in a food processor. Add chickpeas, oil, water, lemon juice, tahini, chili flakes and cumin. Continue whirling until hummus is very smooth.
  • SPREAD onto 4 salad plates, leaving a well in centre. Top hummus with Spiced Lamb and Pine Nuts, if desired.
  • Hummus Tip: Adding spicy sautéed meat turns hummus into a fabulous main course. Serve with lots of very fresh pita.


Calories 49, Protein 1 g, Carbohydrates 3 g, Fat 4 g, Fibre 1 g, Sodium 71 mg.

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