Pea hummus

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • No cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Use cannellini beans, garlic and tahini in this quick, easy and healthy dip – perfect packed in kids’ lunch boxes with pitta bread and veggies

Nutrient Unit
kcal 133
fat 9g
saturates 1g
carbs 6g
sugars 1g
fibre 4g
protein 5g
salt 0.1g
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  • 200g cooked peas
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • squeeze of lemon
  • 1 tbsp cooked cannellini beans , from a can
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • strips of pitta bread , to serve
  • raw vegetable sticks, to serve


  • STEP 1

Blitz all the ingredients together using a hand blender or food processor. Add 1-2 tbsp water, then blitz again. Transfer a portion to a pot and add to a lunchbox with pitta bread strips and veg sticks. Keep the rest chilled for up to 3 days.

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