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Courgette Houmous

Courgette Houmous

24th February 2016

Homemade courgette houmous. Great for dinner parties – impress your friends!

Courgette Houmous
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup peeled and chopped zucchini
  2. 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  3. 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  4. 1 teaspoon paprika
  5. 1 teaspoon Himalayan crystal salt
  6. ¼ teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  7. pinch of cayenne
  8. 6 tablespoons raw tahini
  9. 6 tablespoons sesame seeds, soaked 4 hours, drained and rinsed
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients (except the tahini and sesame seeds) in a high-performance blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Add the sesame seeds and puree until perfectly smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the tahini and blend again.
Storage Suggestion
  1. Stored in a glass container in the refrigerator, Zucchini Hummus will keep for 4 days
Variations
  1. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil, some minced parsley and chopped red bell peppers for additional flavour and texture.
  2. Add spices like paprika, cayenne or curry to create different hummus flavours.
  3. Serve with sliced cucumbers or crudités, dehydrated bread or crackers.
  4. Serve on a leaf of romaine lettuce and top with chopped tomatoes.
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