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Houmous

On meal plan 1, there are 9 lunches through the month that use 1 of these houmous sandwiches.

On meal plan 2, there are 3 lunches through the month that use 1 of these houmous sandwiches, plus red pepper hummus x 2, a tomato hummus and an onion hummus

The houmous itself can be frozen, or you could make up some or all of the sandwiches, and freeze them ready to grab and go

 

 

 

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houmous sandwich

hummus for a sandwich for lunch
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Picnic, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Greek
Servings 36 sandwiches
Calories 218.15 kcal

Equipment

  • food processor

Ingredients
  

  • 140 g chickpeas dry weight chickpeas cooked as per packet instructions, or one tin, drained
  • 110 ml oil
  • 15 ml vinegar
  • ½ lemon juice only, retain the carcass
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • 72 slices home made bread to make sandwiches

Instructions
 

  • keep the lemon carcass to use when making lemon cordial
  • Place all the ingredients except oil in a food processor, then gradually add the oil whilst pulsing the food processor until you have achieved a loose runny consistency a bit like natural yoghurt or double cream.
  • Season with salt and pepper, taste and adjust if necessary
  • Make a sandwich each using your homemade bread
  • If you are following meal plan 1, make once in the month- serve 10g per person per meal, can be frozen. Served 9 times during the month
  • If you are following meal plan 2, make once in the month - serve 20g per person per meal, can be frozen. Served 4 times during the month

Notes

 
 
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