Sunday, 24 August 2008

Recipes Jo Momma never told you about…

Humus is a great substitute to those fatty veggie dips (check out the nutritional value here). Try it with chopped peppers, carrots, snow peas and tomatoes. Makes for a great work snack.

Easy Humus:
1 can of chickpeas (drained)
1/2 - 1 lemons (depending on taste – I prefer 1 whole lemon
3/4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil (roughly)
1 tablespoon of water
Sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste
Dash of paprika
1/2 a garlic clove

Mix everything together w/ a handheld blender till smooth. Serve with an extra dash of olive oil and paprika.


Mix things up a bit by adding your favourite peppers to the mix – cut and clean peppers then place them in the oven for about 5mins. Once done, remove the skin and add to the above ingredients.


For more humus joy check out this dedicated blog. Be aware that the user is from Jerusalem and therefore uses an online translator for its posts leaving some mistakes however there’s still loads of great info available

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