Hummus Dip

This traditionally Middle Eastern dip is becoming more and more popular in Canada. Did you know that the majority of chickpeas in Canada are grown in Saskatchewan? (Source: Pulse Canada)

What you need:

  • 1 can (19 oz/540 ml) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 ½ tsp. olive oil
  • Tahini (optional) – note : possible allergen

How to :

  1. Drain and rince the garbanzo beans.
  2. Use a reamer to get the juice out of the lemon.
  3. Mince or finely chop the garlic.
  4. Put the garbanzo beans in a bowl and mash with a potato masher.
  5. Stir in the lemon juice, garlic, yogurt and olive oil.

You can eat hummus with veggies or pita bread.

Serves eight children.

*Source: LEAP – Food Flair, Legacies Now, p. 170.



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