Hummus and cucumber on Weet-Bix™

Weet-Bix is delicious topped with hummus and cucumber.

  • Skill Easy
  • Prep time 10 mins
  • Servings 4
Rating

Ingredients:

  • 800g can chickpeas
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 orange, juice of
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest of
  • 1 tbs tahini paste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp ground sweet paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 30mls extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ telegraph cucumber
  • 8 Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuits

Method:

  1. Place the chickpeas and liquid, salt, garlic, orange juice, lemon juice, zest, tahini paste, and spices in a food processor or blender. Blitz until a smooth paste. With motor running drizzle in the olive oil until well emulsified.
  2. Allow the hummus to chill for a few minutes before serving.
  3. To serve, use a potato peeler to cut thin slices of the cucumber. Drizzle with a little lemon juice.
  4. Spread a little of the hummus on each Weet-Bix™ wheat biscuit and top with thin slices of cucumber. Season to taste and serve immediately.

Tips:

  • Excess hummus will keep in the fridge in a covered container for up to 2 weeks.
  • If time is against you, pre-made hummus can be used instead. Ensure it has only a small amount of added salt.
  • Substitute with Weet-Bix™ Gluten Free for a gluten-free diet.

Nutritional information:

  • Per Serve
  • Energy (kJ)
    1160
  • (Cal)
    278
  • Protein (g)
    11
  • Fat (g)
    12
  • Saturated Fat (g)
    2
  • Carbohydrate (g)
    30
  • Sugars (g)
    4
  • Dietary Fibre (g)
    8.8
  • Sodium (mg)
    484
  • Potassium (mg)
    374
  • Calcium (mg)
    76
  • Iron (mg)
    4.5