Hummus

New obsession alert!

Since we realized how easy and healthy it was to make our own hummus, we just can’t stop!

Funny fact: hummus or houmous is Middle Eastern food dip that has its origin back from Egypt.

Chickpeas, hummus’s main ingredient, is full of protein, good-for-you carbs and fiber.

Basics: Chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, yogurt, garlic, paprika and salt.

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This ‘Skinny Homemade Hummus’ recipe is inspired by Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook ‘Everyday Super Food’ with a few twists.

Total time: 15 mins

Author: Jamie Oliver
Recipe type: Breakfast & Snacks
Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 x 660 g jar of chickpeas
  • 1 tsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp natural organic yoghurt
  • 1 pinch of paprika
  • 1/2 clove of garlic
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Salt and pepper

Steps:

  1. Tip the jar of chickpeas into a blender. Add in some of the water from the jar or even the entire water, depending on how moist you want your hummus to be.
  2. Add the tahini, yoghurt and a pinch of paprika, then peel and add the garlic.
  3. Squeeze in the lemon juice, then blitz until smooth.
  4. Taste and season to perfection, then serve with a drizzle of olive oil and an extra sprinkle of paprika.

 

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Usually it’s served with some warm flatbread, but it’s also delicious with some crunchy vegetables like cucumber and carrots.

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Hummus is a great way to add a healthy dip to your boring meal, to have it as a side dish with some soup for a light dinner or even to serve on a party.

If you’ve never had it, you don’t know what you are missing.

Let us know if you try it. Please share it with us if you do using @honestonion or #honestonion 🙂

Enjoy!

xx

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