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Serves: 2 adults and 4 kids 

Time: about 10 minutes



1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)

1-2 garlic cloves

¼ cup good quality olive oil (or canola oil) (or peanut butter) (or tahini)

¼ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon cumin

Juice from ½ of a lemon

2-6 Tablespoons of water (amount depends on texture)

pita or naan bread for serving


  1. Drain garbanzo beans.

  2. Peel garlic.

  3. Add ingredients to a blender or food-processor and blend until it forms a thick paste.  

  4. Add water to make it creamier if you like it creamier (I usually add about 6 Tablespoons of water).

  5. Serve with Tzatziki, fresh veggies and pita bread.

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