Try our easy homemade houmous recipes instead of buying shop-bought. Houmous makes a fantastic party dip when served with pitta triangles. It's also fabulous in sandwiches and wraps, or as an accompaniment to your favourite Middle Eastern fare.
This basic recipe for houmous is quick and easy - you'll have no reason to buy it from the supermarket again!
An extra tasty but low fat houmous, blended with roasted red peppers and cayenne pepper for a kick! Adjust the heat to taste, starting with less than called for and adding more as desired. You can also use chilli powder instead of cayenne.
This chickpea puree is simply divine. Chickpeas are blended with lemon zest, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil and garlic. Serve as a dip with vegetables or pitta bread. It also does well as a sandwich filler.
Houmous gets a flavour boost thanks to parsley and spring onion. It's also super easy - everything goes into the food processor. Vary the flavour by adding a few chopped mint leaves, a little fresh ginger or dried chillies.
Classic houmous made with chickpeas, onion, tahini, garlic, lemon, cumin and olive oil - then flavoured and coloured with beetroot.
This easy houmous recipe is a delicious twist on the traditional. Serve with crudites as a party nibble, or use to fill veggie sandwiches.
A spicy version of the classic.
This recipe makes enough for a large party. The tofu makes the houmous mild and creamy. Add as much garlic as you like!
This creamy, garlicky Middle Eastern dip is unbelievably simple to make – and you can do it for a fraction of the price of the store-bought versions.
This version of the delicious, creamy Middle Eastern dip uses yoghurt and is delightful with raw vegetables or toasted pitta triangles. It is much lower in fat than classic houmous.