Oil Free Houmous
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Serves: 5
  • 1 x 400g tin of chickpeas, drained with liquid reserved
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • ½ tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 4 tbsp chickpea liquid (aquafaba)
  1. Drain your chickpeas over a bowl and reserve the liquid. Rinse the chickpeas but don't worry about drying them off.
  2. In a food processor, add the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic cloves, cumin and paprika. Blend. It will be quite sticky and chunky.
  3. tbsp at a time, add the reserved chickpea liquid (aquafaba) until the mixture is to your desired thickness. You might need more than than 4 tbsp - just judge it as you go!
  4. Decant the houmous into an airtight container. Keeps for around 7 days in the fridge or in the freezer for 1 month.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅕ Recipe Calories: 107 Fat: 3.7g Saturated fat: 0.5g Carbohydrates: 11.1g Sugar: 0.5g Fiber: 4g Protein: 5.8g
Recipe by Gluten Free Gateway at https://www.glutenfreegateway.com/oil-free-houmous/