Spicy Hummus: Quick Chickpea Spread

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
1 ( 400g ) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
1/2 lemon, juiced
Coarse salt
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon (1/3 palm full) ground coriander
1 teaspoon (1/3 palm full) ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon crushed pepper flakes
A drizzle extra-virgin olive oil
2 rounded tablespoons tahini sesame paste, found in both dairy and dry specialty foods sections
Pita breads, grilled and cut into wedges for dipping
1) Combine beans, tahini, oil, pepper flakes, cumin, coriander, garlic, salt, and lemon juice in food processor bowl and grind into a smooth paste. Transfer to a small dip dish and surround spread with warm pita wedges.

This recipe makes a great appetizer, or anytime snack.
Tidbit: this is a fantastic dish to take to a pot luck or block party -- it's always a hit!

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