INGREDIENTS for the hummus base
400g chickpeas, boiled and drained.
50mls/2fl oz olive oil 100g tahini paste
50mls of water 2 cloves of garlic
85 mls of freshly squeezed lemon juice
Black pepper and salt
INGREDIENTS for the hummus seasoning
200g of black olives
100 of basil
a spoonful of sugar
METHOD for the hummus base
Boil chickpeas for 45 minutes with salt.
Put the chickpeas into your blender, and mix until you reach a rough texture.
Put the water and the tahini into a bowl and mix together with a fork until they have a smooth texture.
Add the crushed garlic and the tahini mixture into the blender with the chickpeas and process until it’s smooth.
Add olive oil and lemon juice.
Turn of the blender when you are satisfied with the consistency, and season with one of the three variations.
METHOD for three hummus seasoning
Olives: add the olives in the mixes with you hummus.
Basil: add you basil in the mixer (it is nice no to mix it for too long, so it can be seen in the smooth texture of your hummus)
Onion, fennel and chilli: roast your onion and fennel in a pan, with a bit of olive oil. Add them in the blender with chilli and hummus.
Recipe by www.DinnerClub.tk