Nutritious to Delicious: Spicy Hummus

Loaded with protein, fibre and low GI carbohydrates, this fiery hummus dip is perfect for a healthy afternoon snack. 


  • 1 x 400g tin chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1-3 tbs tahini paste
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1-2 tbs extra virgin olive oil or water
  • Squeeze lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Step 1.
Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth, adding extra water or olive oil until desired consistency is reached. Season to taste.

TIP: You can add any variety of herbs or spices to this basic recipe. Try chilli flakes, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fresh herbs, roasted capsicum or even avocado.

Serves 2

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Recipe by Zoe Bingley-Pullin