Recipe: soaked sunflower seed hummus

Last updated 05:00 30/03/2014
Sunflower seed hummus
MICHAEL BRADLEY/Fairfax NZ

HUMMUS HIT: Adding cooked - rather than raw - garlic to this ensures it stays mild, not tangy.

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Homemade hummus provides a protein boost when the energy starts to flag.

NEED TO KNOW

Main ingredient Chickpeas
Type of dish Quick and easy
Course Starter
Cooking time <30 min
Serves/makes 2 Cups
Special options Low fat

2 cloves garlic, cooked
1 cup sunflower seeds, soaked over night, drained and rinsed
400g can organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp flaky sea salt
About 1 cup iced water

1.Add the garlic, sunflower seeds, chickpeas, lemon juice and olive oil to a small blender. Whiz to combine.

 

2. Taste and add salt, adjusting to your own preference.

3. Whiz in iced water and leave to process for a good 5 minutes until a creamy consistency is reached.

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