Whether you're planning a backyard barbecue or beach-side picnic, celebrate Australia Day with a drool-worthy recipe using macadamias, Australia's native nut.


  • ½ cup macadamias, roasted

  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained

  • 2 tablespoons macadamia oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 10 medium basil leaves

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 1.

    Place all ingredients in a food processor and purée until smooth.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 217kj
  • Fat Total 17g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 5g
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Sodium 158mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Makes 1 1/2 cups

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