Foolproof hummus
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
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Serves: 500g approx
An easy to make vegan hummus that's great for lunchboxes.
  • 1 x 400g can of chickpeas plus 100ml of the chickpea water
  • ½ clove of garlic, peeled or 1 tsp garlic granules
  • 40ml good olive oil
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 heaped teaspoon of ground cumin
  1. Put everything in a food processor with a splash of water and process for 2 minutes until very smooth.
  2. Add more lemon juice or water if it is too thick.
  3. Season to taste and serve however you'd like!
Recipe by Food Mela at