Hummus

Easy recipe made with chickpeas, blended with cumin and smoked paprika to a smooth spread.

Hummus and carrots
SERVES 6
TIME TO MAKE 2+ hours
MEAL TYPE Lunch
TIME TO MAKE 2+ hours
MEAL TYPE Lunch

Follow our step-by-step recipe guide.

Method

  1. Soak the chickpeas in plenty of cold water overnight
  2. Drain the chickpeas
  3. In a large pot cover the chickpeas in water, add the baking soda and bring to the boil
  4. Simmer chickpeas for approximately 1 hour or until soft
  5. Drain the chickpeas and reserve the cooking liquid
  6. In a food processor while the chickpeas are still hot blend all remaining ingredients until smooth.

Serve with

  • Cauliflower tabbouleh
  • Falafel
  • Pita bread
  • 1 cup
    dried chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1/3  cup
    peanut butter or tahini
  • 1/4 cup
    lemon juice
  • pinch 
    ground cumin
  • pinch 
    ground black pepper
  • pinch  
    paprika
  • 1/4 cup 
    cooking liquid from chickpeas
Per serve
  • Energy
    923kJ
  • Protein
    13.1g
  • Total Fat
    12.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    1.6g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    14.8g
  • Sugars
    4.6g
  • Dietary Fibre
    11.7g
  • Sodium
    368mg