Homemade hummus

Hummus can be made to your own taste with a coarse or smooth texture.

Ready in 10 minutes Serves 2


  • 1 tin chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons light tahini (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • a pinch of paprika


Place all the ingredients in a food processor and mix until you get the consistency you require. Season with salt and pepper – more lemon juice could be added to taste.

A small amount of water may be added to achieve a dip-like consistency.

Garnish with a sprinkle of paprika and olive oil.


Lemon and coriander – add chopped fresh coriander and extra lemon.
Sun dried tomato – add chopped sun dried tomatoes after blending.
Roasted red pepper – use less olive oil if adding this.

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