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Vegan. Makes 1 cup approx.

Tahini is a paste made from sesame seeds. You could substitute a nut butter of some sort.

Vary ingredients like the tahini, lemon juice, garlic and soy sauce to taste. You can use fresh garlic instead of the powder.


  • 1 300g can (approx 1 cup) of chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 2 3 teaspoons tahini
  • 2 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • - teaspoon garlic powder
  • thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 teaspoons tamari or other soy sauce
  • cup of water


  1. Place the chick peas in a food processor and process until fairly finely ground
  2. Add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic powder and soy sauce.
  3. Start the food processor again and slowly add the water while the machine is running
  4. Keep processing until the hommous is smooth and creamy, adding more water if necessary to get a smooth, easily spreadable consistency.

Last modified: 18-Jul-2021