Homemade Hummus & Veggie Plate

Hummus with veggies is such a go-to snack and making your own hummus is easier (and tastier) than you think! 

INGREDIENTS

For hummus: 

  • 1 can of chickpeas (or 250g cooked chickpeas) 
  • 1 large lemon 
  • 3 tbsp tahini 
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced 
  • 4-5 tbsp water, depending on the consistency you like
  • Salt to taste 
  • Olive oil for serving 

Other ingredients: 

  • Carrots, sliced 
  • Cucumbers, sliced 
  • Peppers, sliced 
  • Tomatoes 
  • Crackers 
  • Anything else you like!

METHOD 

  1. Add the chickpeas and the garlic to a food processor and blend until the mixture is a smooth, powdery consistency 
  2. Next add the tahini, salt and lemon juice whilst the food processor is running. 
  3. Add in ice cold water gradually until your desired consistency is reached 
  4. Put it in a dish, drizzle with olive oil and enjoy with veggies, crackers or fluffy pita!

Crispy Roasted Garlic Chickpeas

These babies are a cheap and nutritious snack that you can make it batches and keep in the fridge!

INGREDIENTS

* 1 x 400g tin of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 1/4 tsp garlic powder
* 1/4 tsp chili powder
* 1/2 tsp garlic salt
* salt and pepper to taste

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METHOD

1. Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius.
2. Lay chickpeas on a kitchen towel and pat dry.
3. Pour the chickpeas into small baking dish.
4. Drizzle them with olive oil and sprinkle on seasonings then toss around to make sure they are all coated.
5. Bake for 20 minutes and then toss them around and cook for another 10-15 mins until crispy. Enjoy!