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.

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