Information Nutrition per serving
5 minutes prep 246kcal
15 minutes active 19g fat
Makes 6 servings 6g protein
Ingredients Method
1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1. In a large food process, process garlic and chick peas until mealy.
2 cloves garlic 2. Add lemon juice, tahini paste, and salt.
.25 cup tahini paste 3. Process on high until chunky, but not entirely smooth.
.5 cup lemon juice 4. With food processor running, add olive oil.
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 5. If thinner consistency is desired, additional water or oil may be added.
1 tablespoon Kosher salt 6. Serve room temperature.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve in a shallow bowl drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with sumac
  • Works well at parties as a centerpiece with pita, cruditΓ©s, and other toasted objects
  • Delicious as a spread in sandwiches or on bagels


  • Edamame can be used in lieu of chickpeas for a lower calorie version, but the taste will be vastly different
  • Experiment with other legumes and vegetables to create garlicky spreads, such as red peppers, zucchini, and mushrooms