Hummus with chickpeas

20 Φεβρουαρίου 2013
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Nutritional value

  • Calories:

    480
    per serving

Ingredients:

  • 200 gr. chickpeas (peeled)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 80 ml olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juice)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (ground)
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Preparation

Soak the chickpeas from the previous day to clean water. The next day drain them off.

Put them in a pot with 3 cups of clean water and boil on medium heat until they soften. Then drain and allow them to cool (not completely).

Finally, put the chickpeas with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, tahini, salt and pepper into a blender and beat the mixture until it becomes smooth as a cream.

TIPS BY NUTRITIONIST KONSTANTINOS XENOS:

The combination of chickpeas and tahini adds to our diet unique health benefits. One food complements the other at the protein level, and finally gives us protein food of high biological value as if having eaten chicken or meat. Furthermore, hummus is a recipe rich in iron, B complex vitamins and plant fiber. When taste meets proper nutrition, your dish certainly contains hummus.