Free Healthy Recipe - Hummus 1

Dairy free, Low GI, Low sugar, Wheat Free

A fresher, healthier alternative than commercial hummus dips, this recipe complements many dishes and has a low glycaemic index. Serve with Chargrilled Octopus Salad, Scrambled Tofu with Hummus & Avocado or Spicy Chickpea, Parsley and Hummus Pizza.

1 cup (200g) dried chickpeas, soaked in 3 cups cold water overnight, then drained
½ cup lemon juice
½ cup tahini
4 cloves garlic, chopped
¼ cup olive oil

Soak chickpeas overnight in 3 cups cold water.

Place chickpeas, bay leaf and cinnamon in a large saucepan with 2 litres cold water and bring to the boil. Simmer uncovered for 1 hour until chickpeas are soft, then drain well and reserve cooking liquid. Discard bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Process chickpeas, 1/4 cup of reserved cooking juices and lemon juice, tahini, garlic and olive oil in a food processor until smooth. Season to taste with sea salt and ground peppercorns.

Makes about 3 cups.

Makes 8 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: overnight
Cooking Time: 75 mins
Ready in: 75 mins

Suitable for:
Sauce/Condiment, Snack
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1096 kj
Calories 262 kcal
Fat 18.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Total Carbohydrate 16 g
Total Protein 8.1 g
Fibre 6.6 g

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