Kid-friendly peanut houmous

Kid-friendly peanut houmous

Your kids will love making their own peanut houmous to share with friends. It makes a delicious dip with raw veg or pittas.

By , 21 September 2015
Kid-friendly peanut houmous
  • Ready in: 20 mins
  • Serves: 4
  • Price: 62p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 213g serving contains
  • Fat med
  • Saturates low
  • Sugars low
  • Salt med
  • Energy 1202KJ 287KCAL
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 564kJ/135kcal.
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 wholemeal pittas
  • 2 level tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 level tsp paprika
  • Cut the end off the garlic, then peel and finely chop the clove. Put in a bowl with the chickpeas, lemon juice, peanut butter and oil.

  • With adult supervision, use a handheld blender to blitz the ingredients together.

  • Halve and de-seed the peppers and cut into thick slices. Cut the top and bottom off the carrot, then peel and slice into thick sticks.

  • Put the pitta breads on a baking sheet and sprinkle a little water over them.

  • Ask an adult to toast the pittas under the grill until puffed up, Slice when cool.

  • Put the houmous in a bowl and sprinkle on the sesame seeds and paprika. Serve with the peppers, carrots and pittas.

  • The houmous will keep in the fridge covered for 2-3 days.