- July 2015
- Makes 600g
- Hands-on time 10 minutes
A healthier houmous recipe with 2.6g less fat than the traditional version and only 32kcals per serving.
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- 1.3g (0.8g saturated)
- 3g (0.1g sugars)
- 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
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas, put in a food processor and whizz with the water, garlic, tahini paste, lemon juice and salt.
- Once almost smooth, check the seasoning and adjust if necessary, then transfer to a serving dish.
- Serve drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil if you like and scattered with a dry spice of your choice.
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