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Bean Dip – Hummus

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Bean Dip - Hummus

A Middle Eastern dip that is ideal as a buffet recipe. This has to be one of the most popular dips around and always a hit.
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Course: Dips
Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle East, Syrian, Turkish
Keyword: Dips/Spreads
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 71kcal



  • Place the chickpeas or beans into a bowl or a food processor.
  • Blend or mash with a fork or masher (or the end of a rolling pin!) until the beans are a rough paste.
  • You can make it as smooth as you like.
  • Add the crushed garlic and tahini and mix well.
  • Add a teaspoon each of water, olive oil and lemon juice and mix well to get the right texture/consistency.
  • Keep adding water, oil and lemon until the dip is the texture and taste you want.
  • Add a little salt and pepper, to taste.


You can also use butter beans, pinto or borlotti beans.


Sodium: 115mg | Sugar: 0.3g | Fiber: 2g | Potassium: 2mg | Calories: 71kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Fat: 2g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 9g