Griddled wholemeal pitta with homemade houmous recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 571 calories / serving
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Griddled Wholemeal Pitta with Hummus (h)

Place the chickpeas, garlic and tahini in a food processor and blend. Gradually blend in the oil, lemon juice and 75ml water to give a smooth paste. Season to taste.

Griddle the pitta breads for 1-2 minutes each side until golden and toasted. Serve with the houmous.

Cook’s tip

Cut the griddled pittas into strips and serve with vegetable crudités for a buffet.

  • Ingredients

  • 410g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) sesame seeds, puréed or tahini
  • 50ml cold pressed rapeseed oil
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 8 wholemeal pitta breads
  • Energy 2395kj 571kcal 29%
  • Fat 23g 33%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 4g 4%
  • Salt 1g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 66.2g Protein 20.9g Fibre 13.7g


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