Hummus

Canteen = Everyday

Hummus is proof that healthy food can be cheap and easy! Just a few ingredients and no cooking, it is perfect for afternoon snacks or the lunchbox. No problems getting kids to eat their veggies when they have some Hummus to dip them into!

Serves: 10-12 kids

Ingredients

2 x 400gr can of chickpeas
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 cup tahini
6 tbls extra virgin olive oil
Juice 1-2 lemons freshly squeezed
Salt and pepper to taste
Vegetables to cut into strips for dipping (such as carrots, snow peas, capsicum, beans, cucumber).
A selection of flat breads such as mountain bread could also be cut into strips.

Method

Drain chick peas and place into blender and process briefly.
Add remaining ingredients, process and season with salt and pepper.
Add a small amount of water to achieve a soft creamy paste if necessary.
Cut up vegetables\ flat breads into long strips to dip into hummus.

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