Pea houmous

Pea houmous

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 4
Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip - perfect packed in kids' lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal133
  • fat9g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre4g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 200g cooked peas
    Peas

    Peas

    p-ees

    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp tahini
    Tahini

    Tahini

    ta-hee-nee

    Also known as tahina, this finely ground paste of husked and roasted sesame seeds is an…

  • squeeze of lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 tbsp cooked cannellini beans, from a can
    Cannellini bean

    Cannellini bean

    can-a-leen-ee been

    Slightly kidney-shaped with squarish ends, cannellini beans are from Italy and are creamy white…

  • 2 tbsp 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…

  • strips of pitta bread, to serve
  • raw vegetable sticks, to serve

Method

  1. Blitz all the ingredients together using a hand blender or food processor. Add 1-2 tbsp water, then blitz again. Transfer a portion to a pot and add to a lunchbox with pitta bread strips and veg sticks. Keep the rest chilled for up to 3 days.

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lacemaker52
8th Jan, 2015
N surec would go down well for children at school ?
mandvbrown
19th Sep, 2014
5.05
Really easy and totally delicious. It did thicken a little during storage but a little water stirred through brought it back to 'houmous' consistency. Will be making this again and again.
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