hummusThis nutritious dip is quick and easy to make and is packed full of protein, fibre and flavour!

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Hummus

1 x 420 g can chickpeas

Juice of 1-2 lemons

2 T Tahini* or olive oil

2 t minced garlic

1 T chilli sauce

Salt and ground pepper to season

*Tahini is a sesame seed paste and is available from some supermarkets and Asian groceries.

 

Method

  1. Place all ingredients together in food processor. Blend well. Add salt and group pepper to taste. Spoon into a serving bowl.

 

Pita Crisps

Pita bread or tortillas

Garlic salt or chicken stock

Cooking spray

 

Method

  1. Cut tortillas and pita bread into bite sized pieces and separate pita bread at the fold. Place on an oven proof tray.
  2. Lightly spray with cooking oil and sprinkle with garlic salt or chicken stock.
  3. Grill in oven until golden and crispy. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container.

 

Serving Suggestion: sprinkle hummus with chopped fresh parsley and serve with pita crisps and raw vegetable sticks, eg. carrot, celery, red pepper.


Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre