Hummus

A family favourite!

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Hummus

Ingredients

Serves 4

1 cup dried chickpeas
1 tsp baking soda
1/3 cup tahini or peanut butter
¼ cup lemon juice
pinch ground cumin
pinch ground pepper
pinch smoked paprika
¼ cup cooking liquid from chickpeas

Method

Soak the chickpeas in plenty of cold water overnight and then drain.
In a large saucepan cover the chickpeas in water, add the baking soda and bring to the boil.
Simmer chickpeas for approximately 1 hour or until soft.
Drain the chickpeas and reserve the cooking liquid.
While the chickpeas are still hot, place in a food processor. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Serve with:
• cauliflower florets
• falafel
• pita bread
• vegetable sticks e.g. carrot or capsicum

Nutrition Information Panel

Per Serving [6 Serves]
Energy 923kj
Protein 13.1g
Total fat 12.2g
- saturated fat 1.6g
Carbohydrates 14.8g
- sugars 4.6g
Fibre 11.7g
Sodium 368mg

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