Home-made Hummus

Home-made Hummus

With all of your social engagements over the festive season, here is a quick recipe to help keep the waist line at bay while insuring that you still partake in the fun. Here is our version of Hummus which is more nutritious than the store-bought version.



 1 small clove garlic

1Tbsp Sesame seeds

200g chickpeas, drained weight, rinsed

1Tbsp lemon juice

100g Natural Low/No fat Yogurt

1/4 tsp cumin, ground

Sweet Paprika to garnish

400g Carrot and Celery Stick

100g Low Fat Ham or Chicken


Makes 2 serves



  • Place chickpeas, lemon juice, sesame seeds, cumin and garlic in the bowl of a food processor and process until a smooth paste forms, fold in yogurt. Taste and season with salt and pepper. (Add a little extra lemon juice or water if the hummus is too thick.)
  • Transfer hummus to a bowl. Sprinkle with paprika to garnish. Serve with carrot and celery sticks and rolled leg ham


Nutritional Information (per serve)

P: 20.4

F: 6.2

C: 28.3

Cal: 277

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