- 1 x 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- ½ lemon, juiced
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 2 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 tbsp tahini
Also known as tahina, this finely ground paste of husked and roasted sesame seeds is an…
- 250g baby carrots
The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…
- 1 pot of parsley
One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…
Put the chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and tahini into a food processor and blitz to a smooth consistency. Loosen with 1–2 tbsp water if it seems a little thick.
Make a hole in the top of each carrot with a skewer or by cutting a small hole with the tip of a sharp knife. Dab a small amount of hummus into the hole and push in a small sprig of parsley.
Spoon the hummus into thoroughly cleaned small, plant pots or bowls and push in the carrots. Let the children dunk into the hummus with the carrots.