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Welcome to the world of delicious hummus at home!

Serves: 4-5 | Estimated Time: 10 min


  • 2 cups (540 mL) cooked chickpeas, drained
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste)
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-2 garlic clove
  • 1-3 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Pre-cooking Chickpeas: Soak chickpeas overnight in a large bowl containing 1 tbsp of salt and enough water to cover chickpeas completely. Drain and rinse chickpeas thoroughly.Place chickpeas in a large saucepan and add 3 to 4 cups (750 mL to 1 L) water per 1 cup of chickpeas. Boil for 10 minutes. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for
    60 to 75 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. Put the drained chickpeas in a blender. Mix slightly by adding a little of the cooking water.
  3. Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic and salt, and continue to mix for 3-5 minutes incorporating olive oil gradually until smooth and creamy.