Houmous recipe

8 October 2015 by
First published: 7 February 2014

Struggling to find a healthy snack that doesn’t taste like cardboard? Try dipping crunchy crudités into houmous to curb your mid-morning cravings while keeping your diet clean. Want to make sure it’s really healthy? Why not make your own? It’s quick, easy and tastes delicious. Try our delicious houmous recipe below.

Houmous – Ingredients
  • 400g can chickpeas
  • 2 puréed garlic cloves
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • <60ml tahini
  • 3-4tbsp water
  • Sea salt, to taste


Whizz the ingredients up in a food processor until the consistency is paste-like. Add spices and salt to taste, and adjust water content to achieve the texture you like.

Top tip: add ground spices like paprika and cumin to taste

We heart houmous because it’s tasty, packed with healthy fats and is easy to make. It’s also great with falafel or mixed with fresh salad leaves in a wrap.