Middle Eastern-Inspired Garbanzo Spread

Middle Eastern-Inspired Garbanzo Spread

  • Prep: 2 hr 40 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 2 hr 40 min
  • Serving: Makes about 2 cups

This hearty spread is made from blending garbanzo beans (also known as chickpeas) with lemon juice, tahini paste and various spices to create a thick and satisfying dish. Serve slathered onto pita bread or as a dip for baked tortilla chips and vegetables.


  • 1 can drained garbanzo beans
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini paste
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green inions (3 medium)


  1. Place all of the ingredients, excluding the onions, into a food processor and blend mixture until smooth. Transfer the spread to a bowl, fold in the onions and then cover and place in the refrigerator for 2-1/2 hours to chill.


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