Hummus is a great source of protein and good fats in a meal or snack, and can be enjoyed on crackers, as a dip with vegetables such as carrots and cucumber, or with meat or chicken to add some good fats to the meal. It`s even a great dip for biltong J
Below is the basic recipe as well as a chick pea free hummus which is really easy to make yourself!
1 can chick peas
2 cloves of garlic roughly chopped
60 ml lemon juice (or to taste)
60 ml tahini paste
30 ml olive oil
5 ml ground cumin
salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
Drain chick peas and reserve liquid.
Process the chick peas to a smooth paste, adding a small amount of the drained liquid if desired.
Mix the garlic, lemon and tahini paste together and add to the food processor. Process till smooth. With the machine running gradually add 45 olive oil.
Add the ground cumin, salt and pepper to taste and process to mix.
Scrape hummus into a bowl and chill until required.
Chickpea-free zucchini & turmeric hummus
2 zucchinis chopped
1/2 cup tahini
1 lemon ( juice)
2 tbsp olive oil
2-3 tbsp water
3 garlic cloves chopped
1/2 tbsp cumin
1 tsp turmeric
Himayalan sea salt, pepper
Put all the ingredients into your food processor and whip it up 😉