Healthier houmous

Healthier houmous
  • Serves icon Makes 600g
  • Time icon Hands-on time 10 minutes

A healthier houmous recipe with 2.6g less fat than the traditional version and only 32kcals per serving.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
32kcals
Fat
1.3g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
1.5g
Carbohydrates
3g (0.1g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.1g
Calories
32kcals
Fat
1.3g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
1.5g
Carbohydrates
3g (0.1g sugars)
Fibre
1.1g
Salt
0.1g

Per 25g

Ingredients

  • 2 x 400g good quality chickpeas
  • 100ml water
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • juice of ½-1 lemon
  • generous pinch of salt
  • extra-virgin olive oil (optional)
  • dried spice, such as paprika, for sprinkling

Method

  1. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, put in a food processor and whizz with the water, garlic, tahini paste, lemon juice and salt.
  2. Once almost smooth, check the seasoning and adjust if necessary, then transfer to a serving dish.
  3. Serve drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil if you like and scattered with a dry spice of your choice.

Subscribe

Fancy getting a copy in print?

Subscribe to our magazine
Subscribe to delicious magazine today

Rate & review

Rate

Reviews

Share a tip

Or, how about...?

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Teatime traybake recipes

Healthier peanut butter flapjacks

Gloriously oaty, sticky and sweet, flapjacks are a real favourite. Try this slimmed down recipe...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Healthy makeover recipes

Healthier chocolate roulade

This dessert has fewer calories and fat than traditional chocolate roulade. It is filled with...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Potato salad recipes

Healthier potato salad

An easy recipe for a healthier potato salad that delivers all the flavour but with...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Friday night dinners

Healthier chicken kiev

We’ve slashed the calories and fat content of this retro classic chicken recipe but kept...

Subscribe to our magazine

Subscribe to delicious. magazine this month for a half price subscription

Subscribe

Download our digital version

Subscribe to the digital edition of delicious. magazine

Subscribe
Subscribe to the digital edition of delicious. magazine