Hummus Dip

Did you know?

Chickpeas are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre, as are most other beans. In addition to lowering cholesterol, chickpeas' high fibre content prevents blood sugar levels from rising too rapidly after a meal, making these beans an especially good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance or hypoglycemia.

Using more chickpeas in your diet is a great step towards a achieving a lower fat diet.

Ingredients

  • 1x400g can of chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Pepper to season

Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend into a smooth paste – alternatively, mash all the ingredients together using a potato masher.
  2. Serve with warm pitta bread or as a dip with vegetable batons.