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Hummus or Chickpea spread

Nothing says 'Special Grown-up Party Food' like dip.  And not French Onion dip of the 80s (Sour cream plus 1 pkt French Onion Soup - delish!!) but a dip made with legumes, lentils, roasted spices, dukkah, tahini.....  Okay,  that's not what this is.  But the kids don't know, right?  Dip is dip?


Ingredients
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 can chickpeas - drained and rinsed
  • 2 tabs Canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp Citric Acid
  • 50g Pear Ketchup
Method
  • Whizz up garlic
  • Add all other ingredients and puree  5 Seconds on Speed 7 
  • Keeps in fridge about 3-4 days
 
Estimated Nutritional Values calculated using: Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Nutrient Qty per 100g
Energy (kJ) 493.90
Protein (g) 6.21
Fat, Total (g) 2.24
Fat, Saturated (g) 0.25
Carbohydrate (g) 14.80
Sugars (g) 0.63
Sodium (mg) 383.29

Comments

  1. Look at you, mixing up a storm!
    I like the sound of the dip.
    Damn you for making me look up Thermomix! lol

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  2. Have you ever tried freezing this? How did it go?

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