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By Andrea Olden Whip up this delicious hummus at home and get dipping! It is a great healthy snack, perfect as a spread on sandwiches and a nice addition to any mezze platter.
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  • Prep time 10 mins
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400g can of chickpeas (reserve the liquid)
2 tsp tahini
1 clove of garlic, crushed
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
Paprika and parsley, to serve


Step 1 Rinse the chickpeas in cold water and tip into the food processor. Add the tahini, crushed garlic, lemon juice and 3 tablespoons of the reserved liquid from the can. Turn on the food processor and slowly pour in the oil while it runs.

Step 2 When the mixture is fully combined and smooth, tip it into a serving dish. Drizzle with some more olive oil and sprinkle with paprika and finely chopped parsley leaves.

Enjoy with a variety of fresh chopped vegetables – carrot, cucumber, capsicum and celery sticks are perfect dippers!