Skip to main content


Duration :

15 minutes

Difficulty :


Serves :

2 – 3 People


  • One 14 oz can of boiled chickpeas
  • 2 oz Tahini (sesame seed sauce)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Paprika to taste
  • One small sprig parsley
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil to taste
  • Salt to taste


  1. Start the preparation by rinsing the boiled chickpeas under running water and squeezing the lemons. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas with the lemon juice, paprika, garlic cloves, parsley and Tahini, a paste made from sesame seeds which is essential for this recipe.
  2. Blend the ingredients until you get a smooth cream and taste to correct as needed with salt, add a drizzle of oil and continue to mix.
  3. For a Middle Eastern style table, spoon the hummus into many small bowls and decorate the top of the cream with a drizzle of oil, a pinch of paprika and chopped parsley.
  4. Serve the hummus with vegetable crudités (carrots, peppers of all colors, spring onions) or with bread.

Products used

Get them from all leading supermarkets

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Monini Extra Virgin Lemon