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Chestnut hummus with crudites

Chestnut hummus

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make some festive hummus, using chestnuts in place of the usual chickpeas. Serve with crudités for an easy Christmas starter, snack or buffet addition

Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal160
fat12g
saturates2g
carbs13g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein1g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 180g vacuum-packed cooked chestnuts
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • pitta crisps and vegetable crudités, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Take one chestnut from the pack and set aside. Tip the rest of the chestnuts into a blender or smoothie maker with the lemon juice, garlic, oil and a little freshly boiled water from the kettle. Season. Blitz to a smooth purée, then spoon into a bowl or spread over four plates.

  • STEP 2

    Finely grate over the reserved chestnut, then serve with pitta crisps and vegetable crudités.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food Vegetarian Christmas, December 2020

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