hummus & veg
Hummus is great for healthy lunches because chickpeas are high in protein and iron. And the good news is there are lots of good commercial hummus on the market so it’s a really quick and easy lunch option.
1/2 cup or more hummus
1 bunch baby bok choy, well washed
1. Serve hummus with bok choy for dipping.
do ahead potential?
Hummus will keep in the fridge for a week or 2.
variations for fun
different veg – feel free to go crazy here. Raw asparagus, red capsicum (bell peppers), broccoli, snow peas, lettuce leaves are all great.
warm lunch – serve hummus with warm roast or grilled veg (reheated in the microwave)/
carnivore – brown some minced beef (ground beef) or lamb in a hot pan until well cooked. And serve with hummus and veg.
more substantial – serve with a handful or two or roasted nuts. Pine nuts are particularly goof with hummus.
home made hummus – just whizz a can of chickpeas with 3 tablespoons each canning liquid, lemon juice and tahini and 1-2 cloves garlic.
problem solving guide
gritty – make sure you wash the bok choy well and dry on paper towel.
bland – try a different brand of hummus or make your own.
Serve a bowl of hummus or straight from the tub with veg for scooping and dipping.