Minted hummus pockets

Minted hummus pockets

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Prep: 5 mins


Serves 1 - 2

Liven up a pot of hummus with this unusual sandwich filling

Nutrition and extra info

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


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  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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  • 1 pot 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,…

  • handful mint or basil leaves



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

  • 2 pitta breads
  • sticks of pepper and cucumber



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


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

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

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

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3rd Jun, 2018
Crazy simple, these hit the spot and will be a regular go to as a fast lunch.
25th Oct, 2008
Tasty, quick and unusual - a lovely change for lunch.
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