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Homemade hummus

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Makes 250ml

It's easy to make your own hummus (or houmous). Whip up a batch of this delicious chickpea dip in just 10 minutes

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal221
fat15g
saturates2g
carbs14g
sugars1g
fibre4g
protein8g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 400g can chickpeas , washed and drained
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp tahini paste

Method

  • STEP 1

    Whizz together the chickpeas, garlic, tahini paste, olive oil and lemon juice in a blender until smooth – loosen with a little water if you like. If you don’t have a blender, mash smooth with a fork or masher. Will keep in fridge for up to 5 days.

RECIPE TIPS
SPICY CHICKEN PITTAS

Spread houmous evenly over 2 pitta breads. Top with shredded meat from 1 cooked chicken breast, 1 sliced tomato, 1 sliced, pickled jalapeno chilli and crumble over a little goat's cheese. Cook under a hot grill until the cheese is lightly browned and sprinkle with some rocket leaves, if you like, to serve.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2006

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