Easy meze

Easy meze

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Prep: 20 mins Cooking time see packs


Serves 6

Good quality ready-prepared items from the supermarket make this the easiest ever starter

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal606
  • fat35g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs58g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre6g
  • protein20g
  • salt4.1g


  • 6 flatbreads or 9 pittas
  • tub of hummus
    Hummus in a pot


    hoom-iss, hum-iss

    Hummus or houmous is a staple of Middle Eastern diets. It's a purée of cooked chickpeas,…

  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • little olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • tub of olives
    Bowl of olives



    Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

  • 2-3 heads chicory



    Also known as endive, chicory is a forced crop, grown in complete darkness, which accounts for…

  • any Middle Eastern or Turkish-style nibbles you like (we used Spinach falafel from Waitrose and Butternut squash parcels and Koftas from Marks & Spencer)

For the feta dip

  • 200g pack feta cheese
  • 200g Greek yogurt
  • few dill leaves


  1. To make the dip, whizz the feta and yogurt in a food processor until smooth, then scrape into a serving bowl and chill.

  2. To serve, warm flatbreads or pitta and cook any nibbles, following pack instructions. Scrape hummus into a serving dish, scatter with the seeds and drizzle with oil. Scatter feta dip with chopped dill and a little black pepper. Separate chicory leaves and serve everything in the middle of the table.

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28th Jun, 2014
This is not a recipe! These are instructions on how to buy, open and present pre-made nibbles.....come GF raise the standard!
poshpause's picture
6th Feb, 2011
How is this a recipe? It's an idea, but hardly a recipe!
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