Preparation time
10 minutes

Serves 6

Suitable for Freezing


  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 1/3 cup tahini

  • 1/2 large lemon, juiced

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1/4 tsp cumin

  • 3-4 Tbsp water

  • Pinch of salt


Place all ingredients except the water in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the water, one tablespoon at a time until the desired thickness is reached. Add a pinch of salt.


Add some avocado and chopped coriander for a Guaca-hummus spin

Recipe source: The Cancer Council NSW Healthy Lunch Box website. For more healthy recipes and tips, visit


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