The 4 Best Veggie Hummus Recipes May 11, 2018

by Rebecca Down Eat
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    When you know how you can make homemade hummus in no time at all…

    Whilst we’re all huge fans of a classic hummus, this grey weather has had us craving bright, colourful foods which led us to create these four deliciously different dips.

    Chickpeas – the hero ingredient in hummus – are high in fibre and protein, and contain more than ten micronutrients, making hummus a healthy and nutritious snack. Serve it with warmed pitta or crunchy veggies for dipping, this crowd-pleasing dip never fails to go down a treat.

    Roasted Beetroot Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 1 small roasted beetroot
    • 400g chickpeas, drained
    • zest and juice of a lemon
    • 2 large garlic cloves
    • 2 tbsp tahini
    • salt and pepper

    Method:

    1. Blend 1 small roasted beetroot in a food processor until smooth.
    2. Add 400g  chickpeas, zest and juice of one large lemon, 2 large garlic cloves, 2 tbsp tahini, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
    3. Blend while slowly drizzling in 60ml extra virgin olive oil.

    Harrisa Carrot Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 300g carrots, cooked
    • 400g chickpeas, drained
    • juice of a lemon
    • 2 large garlic cloves
    • 3 tbsp tahini
    • 3 tbsp harissa paste
    • salt and pepper

    Method:

    1. Blend 400g drained chickpeas, 300g cooked carrots, 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 garlic cloves, 3 tbsp tahini, 3 tbsp harissa paste, 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
    2. Add 60ml extra virgin olive oil while you’re processing the rest.

    Golden Turmeric Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 400g chickpeas, drained
    • zest and juice of a lemon
    • 1 large garlic cloves, minced
    • 2 tbsp tahini
    • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
    • salt and pepper

    Method:

    1. Blend 400g drained chickpeas, 2 tbsp tahini, 1.5 tsp turmeric, juice of half a large lemon, 2 tsp minced garlic, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp sesame oil
    2. Add 60ml extra virgin olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper while you’re blending

    Glorious Green Pea Hummus

    Ingredients:

    • 400g chickpeas, drained
    • 1 large garlic cloves
    • 2 tbsp tahini
    • 1 cup green peas
    • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • salt and pepper

    Method:

    1. Blend 400g  chickpeas, 2 tbsp tahini, 1 cup green peas, 2 cloves garlic
    2. 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper.