Making your own hummous is great fun and can bring an interesting bit of variety to a meal or snack! It is also easy to store in your fridge for a couple of days so you can always make a huge batch and enjoy it without worrying that it will spoil quickly. Tahini is the most consistent ingredient used to make hummous and it is a fantastic source of nutrition! Tahini is rich in many of the important minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, lecithin, iron and potassium! Additionally it is a great source of methionine which helps the liver during the detoxification process. When it comes to easy ways to get calcium into your diet, tahini is the perfect choice as it brings high amounts even in small quantities. On top of all of this, it promotes healthy cell growth whilst also protecting against anaemia!
- 400 g black beans
- 50 g coriander
- 2 cloves garlic
- 60 ml tahini
- Zest of 1 lime
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 1 tsp coconut nectar, honey or maple syrup
- 60 ml water
- All you have to do to create this delicious hummous is simply put all of the ingredients except the water into your food processer or high-speed blender. Give this a good whizz until it has reached close to the desired texture.
- The next step is to gradually pour in the the water until the you have that lovely hummous consistency.
- You can then top this with some more zest and even some chilli flakes if you like – it is now ready to serve! This hummous is especially great for corn chips or sliced red pepper!