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Hummus with Pita Bread and Mediterranean Salad

Posted by Angelica on June - 8 - 2012 with 2 Comments

Ingredients

Hummus

  • 2 cloves of finely crushed garlic Hummus with Pita Bread
  • 3 cups of chickpeas boiled with salt till tender
  • 3 tablespoon of Tahini
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice(1 big lemon)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Water

Directions

  1. Drained the boiled chickpea and process it in a food processor with about ½ cup of water till coarse texture.
  2. Add in the tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper and process further. While processing, progressively add in the olive oil till it reaches a nice smooth texture that great for dippings.
  3. Serve with freshly baked pita bread and a cooling Mediterranean salad

Mediterranean Salad

  • 1 Cucumber (diced) Mediterranean Salad
  • 1/2 head romaine lettuce
  • 1 large ripe tomato (diced)
  • 12-15 cherry tomatoes
  • 10 olives
  • Feta cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt & Pepper

Directions

  1. Toss all vegetables in a big bowl
  2. Add lemon juice, olive oil, salt & pepper while tossing gently
  3. Finally add the feta cheese and leave to chill before serving

*Tips:

- Tahini is a sesame paste which can be found in local Middle Eastern stores. You can also find canned hummus in Middle Eastern stores, but it’s really nice to make your own with fresh ingredients

- Leftover hummus are great as raw vegetable/plain crackers dips and its simple and easy to consume

- Try adding other of your favorite ingredients to your hummus like beetroot, corn, or sugar snaps. It gives a nice various color and adds more nutrients to this wonderful dip

- Chickpea/ Garbanzo beans burst with various vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B,E,K riboflavin & niacin. It has low fat content and is very high in fiber. Chickpea is a highly recommended diet for those wanting a nice waistline and glowing skin

Hummus Serving

 

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2 Responses so far.

  1. Hummus seems really good and healthy..Thanks for sharing the wonderful recipe!!


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