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  • Writer's pictureMargaret Hirsch


This ever popular & delicious hummus recipe is made in a jiffy using the Kenwood Quad Blade Chopper. Hummus is low in saturated fat and high in fiber and protein, it also offers complex carbohydrates to make you feel satisfied and full!

Try out this easy hummus recipe, it’s especially useful for single people or for people who cannot afford the larger electric food-processing machines.

Hummus Ingredients

Makes: 1 large serving container or two smaller ones

1 x 410 g tin chickpeas

Salt and pepper to taste

1 chilli, chopped (optional)

Juice and rind of 1 lemon

50 ml fresh basil

1 clove garlic, peeled

Olive oil


  1. Place all ingredients except the olive oil in the Kenwood Quad Blade Chopper and blend until it resembles wet breadcrumbs.

  2. Add a small amount of olive oil at a time and continue blending to form a smooth paste.

  3. Check seasoning.

  4. Serve with pita wedges, bruschetta, veggie sticks, and nachos.

Fun Tip – Hummus Is Not Only For Pita

Try it smeared onto your sandwich, baked on fish, or made into a flavorful dip to perk up vegetables, chips or pretzels. The bright lemon finish helps cut fats and works well with seafood, and because of its creamy texture, you can substitute this as a dip or spread just about anywhere.

Remember to grab your kitchen essentials here. Stay tuned to my blog for your daily dose of motivation, exciting recipes, networking sessions, daily inspiration and much more.

Much Love,

Margaret Hirsch

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