• 400g can chickpeas, drained (liquid reserved)
  • ½ small garlic clove, crushed, or ½ tsp garlic purée
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle
  • pittas or vegetable crudités, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Tip the chickpeas, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil into a small blender or food processor. Season and add 1 tbsp of the reserved liquid from the can of chickpeas.

  • STEP 2

    Blitz together until smooth, adding more of the reserved chickpea liquid to make a smoother hummus, if you like. Tip the hummus into a bowl, drizzle with more olive oil and chill until ready to serve. Serve with pittas or vegetable crudités.

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