Lemon & coriander houmous

Lemon & coriander houmous

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(21 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Houmous is so easy to make and beats shop-bought every time. Try it with vegetable crudités in your packed lunch

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal179
  • fat11g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre6g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.12g
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Ingredients

  • 2 x 400g cans chickpeas in water, drained
  • 2 fat garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp tahini paste
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra
  • zest and juice 2 lemons
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  • 20g pack coriander

Method

  1. Put everything but the coriander into a food processor, then whizz to a fairly smooth mix. Scrape down the sides of the processor if you need to.

  2. Season the houmous generously, then add the coriander and pulse until roughly chopped. Spoon into a serving bowl, drizzle with olive oil, then serve.

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flower1234
5th Jul, 2015
5.05
This is my go to hummus recipe, it's so easy and tasty- and lower fat with the yoghurt! I personally leave out the coriander and just go for lemon but I guess this shows you could use the recipe as a good base for any flavours.
amr9864
15th Apr, 2015
5.05
Followed comments from others. One can of chick peas, a half lemon, 3 tbsp. tahini, coriander and cumin seeds. One clove of garlic is probably too much.
sparkita
27th Feb, 2015
1.3
2 stars only because of the coriander idea. If you wanna make nice hummus, use 1 can only (100 g dry chickpeas = 250 g boiled if you boil it yourself), not more than 1 lemon (and it's only if you're a big lemon fan - I always use just half) and at least 3 tbsp tahini. Tahini is essential, you can't skip it! Also, you need 5-6 tbsp water (use that from the chickpeas) in order to blend it easier and to have smoother texture. The rest of the seasonings here I find proper, plus 1 tsp ground coriander seeds and 1 tsp ground cumin seeds.
andeck3
8th Feb, 2015
5.05
Made this with my 8 year old son last weekend. He took it to school with some sliced up pitta bread and vegetable sticks and absolutely loves it. He's very proud of himself for making it too! Must say that it was it very nice so we're just off to the kitchen to make some more.
nicholaprocter
13th Apr, 2013
Amazing recipe. Halved it and it lasted for 3 days in fridge and was Enough for 3 lunches with breadsticks! Used a huge garlic clove...garlicky but tasted fantastic! Highly recommend to anyone! Even the other half said it was nice and he doesn't like houmous! Halve the recipe if it is for lunch for one person. If its got a gathering I would go the whole quantity, maybe even half again!
dreamip
12th Jan, 2013
Did make about 3 good batches of houmous. I think next time I'll put in just the one lemon, I don't know if the lemons I was using were too big, but it was almost sweet it was so lemony. A little less garlic and more coriander. The other half seems to be making his way through it all though, so maybe I'm just picky!
cath34980
4th Sep, 2012
I'm hoping to make this tonight, so can't rate it yet. Can I leave the tahini out? I'm not sure they sell it in my local supermarket in France. Thanks for any suggestions!
mylittletoni
31st May, 2012
5.05
Very quick and easy to make. Went down a storm with my Italian friends. I added a little water to mine to make it easier to blend. I didn't have any coriander and it still tasted great.
embles
5th Mar, 2012
5.05
I've tried making hummus before it has been bland and tasted a bit like feet... ...this was totally different! I halved the recipe as was just to go with falafel and pitta for dinner. Stuck to almost exact quantities and wouldn't change a thing. Still had leftovers for work and school packed lunches the next day. Yum.
mspupsix
29th Jan, 2012
1.05
I found it very, very sour so I pour it down the toilet. I normally added 1 lemon per 3 cans of chickpeas. Too bad that this time I followed this recipe rather than my experience.

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janvip
14th Sep, 2013
Today I am going to be making the lemon and coriander houmous, is this freezable? Would it also be possible for you to add to each recipe whether particular dishes can be frozen?.
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