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200g/7oz pre soaked Chick Peas

4 tbsp Olive Oil

1 Clove Garlic, crushed

4 tbsp Lemon Juice

4 tbsp Tahini paste (Check ingredients)

Salt and Pepper

1/4 teasp Sweet Paprika




1. Drain the chick peas and place in a saucepan. Cover with water, bring to the boil and simmer for 1 hour, adding more water as necessary.


2.  Drain the chickpeas well then transfer the drained chickpeas to a food processor together with the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.  It should be the consistency of very thick mayonnaise so if necessary, add a little water. 


Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.




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