Hummus with Red Palm Oil


  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of red palm oil
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1 lemon
  • sea salt to taste
  • a bit of water


  • Drain the chickpeas then boil for 5 – 7 mins.
  • Drain out of the water into a blender, add in the garlic and olive oil with a bit of water. Blend for a few minutes.
  • Add in the red palm oil and lemon and blend until smooth. Check the texture and add a little bit of water if necessary.
  • Pour into a bowl and sprinkle the paprika over the hummus followed by enough olive oil to cover the top of the hummus.
  • Enjoy with bread, crackers and crudités.
  • For a twist, you can add some quinoa into the mix but it’s not necessary.

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