Easy Hummus Recipe

Hummus: The Versatile and Healthy Dip


The Benefits of Hummus

Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. This delicious dip has become increasingly popular in recent years, not only because of its great taste but also because of its many health benefits.

Chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus. They are a great source of protein, fibre, and essential nutrients. Eating chickpeas regularly can help you maintain a healthy weight, lower your cholesterol levels, and reduce your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Tahini, another key ingredient in hummus, is made from sesame seeds and is a rich source of healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. Tahini can help improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and lower your risk of certain diseases.

Garlic, which is also used in hummus, is known for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. It can help boost your immune system and fight off infections. Lemon juice, another ingredient in hummus, is a good source of vitamin C, which can help support your immune system and keep your skin healthy.

Olive oil is a healthy source of monounsaturated fats. This can help lower your risk of heart disease and improve your cholesterol levels. It also contains antioxidants, which can help protect your cells from damage.

The Versatility of Hummus

Hummus is not only healthy, but it is also incredibly versatile. It can be used as a dip for vegetables, crackers, or pita bread, or it can be used as a spread on sandwiches or wraps. Hummus can also be added to salads or used as a topping for baked potatoes or roasted vegetables.

In addition to being healthy and versatile, hummus is also a great option for those following a vegan or gluten-free diet. It is also easy to make at home, and you can customize the flavour by adding different herbs or spices.


Easy Hummus Recipe

Easy Hummus Recipe

Easy Hummus Recipe - Hummus is amazing, simple to make and easy to adapt and change. We love it as a go-to snack. We eat it with breadsticks, veggie sticks, crackers etc. For years I always brought the ready-made stuff. Until I discovered how easy it was. This recipe is simple, quick and cheap. The kids will love getting involved, so grab the ingredients and head to the kitchen together and make some delicious hummus.

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Recipe Cost £2.00
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, Dinner, Lunch, Midweek Meals
Cuisine Mediterranean, 15 minutes or less, Vegetarian, Picnic
Servings 10
Calories 166 kcal


Easy Hummus Recipe

  • 400 g Tin of chickpea
  • 1 tbsp Tahini paste
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp Greek Yogurt
  • Lemon Juice


Easy Hummus Recipe

  • I promised you an easy hummus recipe, so here we go.......Drain the chickpeas into a sieve over a bowl or jug
    400 g Tin of chickpea
  • Chuck the drained chickpeas, garlic, tahini & yoghurt into a food processor and blitz until smooth.
    400 g Tin of chickpea, 1 tbsp Tahini paste, 1 Garlic clove, 3 tbsp Greek Yogurt
    Easy Hummus Recipe
  • Add a little of the chickpea liquid at a time and whiz together until you have a nice consistency.
  • Scrape the hummus into a bowl or pot and add a good squeeze of lemon juice and stir it in.
    Lemon Juice
  • Hey Presto! Delicious homemade hummus. This easy hummus recipe can be adapted to taste. If you want a different flavour, add some sun-dried tomatoes for a delicious red tomato version.
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Calories: 166kcal
Keyword snack, lunch, healthy snack, breadsticks, hummus
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Overall, hummus is a delicious and nutritious dip that is perfect for any occasion. It is a great way to add more plant-based protein and healthy fats to your diet while enjoying a tasty snack or appetizer.

If you haven’t tried hummus yet, you’re missing out! Give it a try. Discover why this dip has become a beloved favourite all over the world.

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