Minted houmous pockets

Minted houmous pockets

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 1 - 2
Liven up a pot of houmous with this unusual sandwich filling

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Dairy-free
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition:

  • kcal-
  • fat-
  • saturates-
  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 1 pot houmous
    Houmous in a pot

    Houmous

    hoom-iss, hum-iss

    A staple of Middle Eastern diets, this is a purée of cooked chickpeas, flavoured with tahini (a…

  • handful mint or basil leaves
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 2 pitta breads
  • sticks of pepper and cucumber
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

Method

  1. Pour the houmous into a small bowl. Finely slice the mint or basil leaves, then stir into the houmous.

  2. Toast the pitta breads, then split them in half. Stuff the houmous mixture into the toasted pittas, along with the sticks of pepper and cucumber.

  3. Alternatively, for a packed lunch, return the herbed houmous to its pot and stuff the pittas just before eating.

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lazywife
25th Oct, 2008
3.05
Tasty, quick and unusual - a lovely change for lunch.
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