Hummus


Hummus
Hummus (or houmous), is one of the famous and delicious Lebanese "mezzes".
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Last modified on: May 30th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:LebanonChickpeasPuréeSesameLemonOlive-oilMezzé
For 400 g, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
16 min.16 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Hummus : Photo of step #1
In the bowl of a mixer or blender, pour 400 g tinned (canned) chickpeas drained, juice of 1 lemon and a half zest, 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste), 1 garlic clove in pieces, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 3 tablespoons olive oil, salt and pepper.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Hummus : Photo of step #2
Switch on the mixer.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Hummus : Photo of step #3
During mixing, pour a trickle of cold water...

Stage 4
Hummus : Photo of step #4
...until you get a smooth and even purée.

Check seasoning.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Hummus : Photo of step #5
Put in small dishes with a dash of olive oil. Serve it with pitta bread (of course!) or toasted baguette slices.
Remarks
Quantities of olive oil, tahina (sesame paste) and lemon juice can be altered to taste.

If houmous is not being served immediately, it must be refrigerated with a fine coating of olive oil on top, in a sealed container otherwise it will darken. You can also add a little vitamin C.

Cooking tip: instead of water in stage 3, you can use the water in the can of chickpeas.
Keeping
several days in the fridge, protected by a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,210 Kcal or 5,066 Kj41 gr93 gr75 gr
61 %16 %9 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
195 Kcal or 816 Kj7 gr15 gr12 gr
10 %3 %1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 400 g : 1.86 €

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