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Hummus

 

Category, , , , DifficultyBeginner

A classic topping for breakfast toast or your afternoon snack. Creamy, nutty and delicious while being healthy and balanced. A must have in everyones fridge at all times!!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins
 400 g Chick Peas (one can drained)
 0.25 cup Tahini
 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
 2 Cloves of Garlic
 2 tsp Cumin Powder
 1 cup Water (as needed)
 Salt & Pepper to taste
1

Add all ingredients except the water and smoked paprika to a blender

2

Blend for 10 seconds, then add small amount of water to loosen up. Blend briefly again

3

Repeat as necessary. Once desired consistency is reached blend for 1 minute to make really smooth

4

Put in bowl and drizzle with olive oil (optional), then dust over smoked paprika

5

Serve with raw veg sticks, crackers (etc) and enjoy! Serves as many as you like, but as a snack this would happily serve six people

6

Note: The beauty is that there are so many variations of this that you can make, adding tomatoes or red pepper for colour and sweetness etc. You don’t even have to use chickpeas! You can use beans or lentils as you decide!

 

Ingredients

 400 g Chick Peas (one can drained)
 0.25 cup Tahini
 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
 2 Cloves of Garlic
 2 tsp Cumin Powder
 1 cup Water (as needed)
 Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

1

Add all ingredients except the water and smoked paprika to a blender

2

Blend for 10 seconds, then add small amount of water to loosen up. Blend briefly again

3

Repeat as necessary. Once desired consistency is reached blend for 1 minute to make really smooth

4

Put in bowl and drizzle with olive oil (optional), then dust over smoked paprika

5

Serve with raw veg sticks, crackers (etc) and enjoy! Serves as many as you like, but as a snack this would happily serve six people

6

Note: The beauty is that there are so many variations of this that you can make, adding tomatoes or red pepper for colour and sweetness etc. You don’t even have to use chickpeas! You can use beans or lentils as you decide!

Hummus

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