Hummus is high in iron and vitamin C and also has significant amounts of folate and vitamin B6.Add 1-2 tablespoons tahini if you desire (this is available in all supermarkets).
Serve with Falafel Balls.Add a little cumin for a twist.
Serve as a dip with Turkish bread sliced.
- 1 can chickpeas drained (keep a little of the water aside)
- 3-4 roasted garlic cloves (roast for approx 15 mins in oven)
- 1-2 tablespoon lemon juice (to taste)
- Salt & pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Pinch of Paprika
- Place chickpeas, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice in a food processor until good consistency. Add extra olive oil if too thick or some of the reserved water drained from the can of chickpeas or mix with some low fat yoghurt.
|Average Serve||Average 100g|
|Energy||288 kJ||515 kJ|
|69 Cal||123 Cal|
|Protein||3.3 g||5.9 g|
|Fat, total||2.4 g||4.2 g|
|- Saturated||0.3 g||0.6 g|
|Carbohydrate||7.2 g||12.8 g|
|- Sugars||0.4 g||0.7 g|
|Sodium||125 mg||223 mg|