• Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 15.5 ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Alessi Garlic Puree
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Alessi Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Alessi Sea Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • Paprika, to taste


Place chickpeas, garlic, water, tahini, lemon juice and olive oil in a food processor; pulse until well blended. Season mixture with salt and pepper and continue to pulse until smooth, scraping down sides as needed. Put hummus in a serving bowl and sprinkle with paprika. Serve with pita chips.