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Hummus with olives on toast

Want a healthy and quick snack? It’s cheap and very easy to make your own hummus and, served with olives on toasted pitta bread or crusty bread, it’s satsifying too
Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips

 

Ingredients

 

    • 400g can chickpeas, drained

 

    • 1 fat garlic clove

 

    • 2 tbsp tahini paste

 

    • Juice of ½ a lemon

 

    • 6-7 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

 

    • Toasted pitta bread or crusty bread, sliced olives and smoked paprika, to serve

 

 

Method

 

 

    1.  on toaPulse the chickpeas in a food processor with the garlic, tahini paste and lemon juice.

 

    1. With the motor running, slowly pour in the olive oil, to make a rough pâté. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve spread on toasted pitta bread or crusty bread with sliced olives, a sprinkle of smoked paprika and an extra drizzle of olive oil.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.