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You can use this as a dip, spread on pita bread or as an accompaniment to salad.

Prep Time: 3 hours


1 cup chick peas

½ tsp salt

1 spring onion, finely chopped

3 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 Tbsp lemon juice

1 Tbsp parsley, finely chopped

2 Tbsp olive oil

extra oil


1. Put the chick peas into a bowl. Cover with boiling water. Stand for 1 hour. Drain. Cook in boiling, salted water for 1 hour or until tender. Drain and allow to cool.

2. Put chick peas into a food processor or blender. Add onion, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, parsley and oil. Process until smooth. More oil may be required to blend to a smooth paste. Chill until ready to serve.

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