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Classic Humous recipe

Classic Humous Recipe

Tangy and creamy humous with a rich topping of smooth olive oil. This beloved Mediterranean dish is a great appetiser or snack.





  • Step 1.

    Soak chickpeas overnight in a large bowl of water, drained the next day.
  • Step 2.

    Boil the soaked chickpeas until they are tender.
  • Step 3.

    In a food processor, combine boiled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and water. Blend until smooth.
  • Step 4.

    Taste the humous and add more garlic or lemon juice if needed. Season with salt as desired.
  • Step 5.

    Place the humous in a serving bowl and make a small well in the center. Pour olive oil into the well and garnish with parsley and paprika.
  • Step 6.

    Serve immediately with warm pita bread or cover and refrigerate for later.


  1. 200 gDried chickpeas

  2. 2 tbspTahini sauce

  3. 2 tbspLemon juice

  4. 2 Garlic cloves, minced

  5. 50 mlWater

  6. 2 tbspOlive oil

  7. 1 tbspFresh parsley, chopped

  8. 1 tspPaprika

  9. 6 Pita bread

  10. 0.5 tspSalt

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