Classic Hummus Dip

Classic Hummus Dip

Preparation time: 1 hour 10 minutes Cooking time: N/A



  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice (approx.)
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Classico Olive Oil (approx.)
  • 1 or 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Assorted cut-up fresh vegetables
  • Pitta bread, sliced
  • Oil-cured black olives (optional)


  1. In blender or food processor, place chickpeas, lemon juice, 60ml water, tahini, olive oil, garlic and cumin; process until mixture is thick and creamy.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Adjust consistency with additional lemon juice or water if desired.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  4. Serve with vegetables and pitta bread; garnish with olives (if using), and drizzle with additional olive oil if desired.

Cook with:

Classico Olive Oil

This versatile all-purpose Olive Oil is excellent for sautéing, grilling and roasting or as a base for sauces. It's ideal with everything from meat and poultry to your favourite vegetables.

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