Spicy Hummus with Pine Nuts and Parsley
Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 6-8 people
 
You can be as conservative or as brave as you like with hummus. For those of you who are more purist see my basic hummus recipe, for those who like it hot hot hot experiment with fresh red/green chillies, lie rather than lemon juice and any nut you preference.
Ingredients
  • Hummus:
  • 2 tins of organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
  • 75g tahini paste
  • 4 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 11/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 100ml ice cold water
  • Garnish
  • 4 tbsp pine nuts, lightly toasted
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
Instructions
  1. Place chickpeas in a food processor and pulse to a stiff paste
  2. Add the remaining hummus ingredients and pulse for a few seconds
  3. Spoon into a serving dish/bowl
  4. Scatter generously with the toasted pine nuts, paprika and parsley
  5. Serve with toasted pitta, raw vegetable crudités and roasted baby carrots.
Recipe by HEALTHY-CHEF at http://healthy-chef.co.uk/spicy-hummus-with-pine-nuts-and-parsley/