Makes: 4
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cook time: none


  • 1 (400g) can chick peas, drained and 2-3tbsp juice reserved
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 8 tbsp Filippo Berio Pure Olive Oil
  • 3 tbsp tahini paste
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


Reserve a few chick peas for garnish.

Place remainder in a food processor with the garlic lemon juice oil and tahini paste. Season well. Blend on the pulse setting until a grainy puree is formed adding the reserved juices from the can as necessary.

Spoon into a bowl scatter over the reserved chick peas drizzle over a little extra oil and a pinch more cayenne pepper.

Serve with pitta bread and crudités.


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