Hummus is a moderate carbohydrate and protein source making it suitable for exercise or non-exercise days.
Hummus is an Arabic word meaning “chickpeas”, it is particularly popular in middle eastern countries but due to its great taste and versatility has become a dish eaten worldwide. Hummus can be used to bring flavour a range of main meals like home cooked or cold meats. It’s also ideal for dipping raw vegetables or having on homemade breads.
– 300 g chickpeas, soaked overnight
– 2 cloves garlic
– 1 bell pepper, yellow
– Juice of ½ lime
– Pinch of cayenne pepper
– Pinch of salt
– Pinch of pepper
1. Chop the bell pepper in two and roast in a pre-heated oven for 5 minutes at 180°C. Remove any pieces that have turned black or overdone.
2. Mix in a blender with the chickpeas and the remaining ingredients, and blend until smooth.