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Chickpea Spread Recipe

Do you like making dishes with chickpeas? In celebration of Mediterranean Diet Month find an easy and delicious recipe for a chickpea spread that you are sure to enjoy that features Greek extra-virgin olive oil that is used in everyday Mediterranean dishes including appetizers, breakfast dishes, dinners and even dessert!

ChickPea Spread Recipe

Chickpea Spread Recipe


  • 15oz can of chickpeas
  • 2 teaspoons PDO Kalamata Greek extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Mash half of the chickpeas lightly in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Mix in PDO Kalamata Greek extra-virgin olive oil, garlic,  lemon juice, and salt. If desired, add 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin.
  3. Mash all ingredients together thoroughly or, if a smoother spread is desired, use a food processor to blend the ingredients.
  4. Enjoy with pita chips or raw veggies!

Recipe makes 2 servings.


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