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Creamy hummus dip with pitta bread and vegetable sticks

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Prep time
10 mins

Cooking time
None

Effort
Super easy

Serves
1

  • 2 heaped tbsp tinned chickpeas
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 tbsp low-fat Greek style yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp paprika (or to taste)
  • ¼ tsp cumin (or to taste)
  • 1 clove of garlic (peeled)
  • 1 large wholemeal pitta bread, cut into strips
  • 1 small carrot, cut into sticks
  • 1 stick of celery, cut into sticks

  • Complete your lunchbox with:
  • Banana
  • Sugar-free jelly pot
  • Small bottle of water

1

Put the chickpeas, lemon juice, yoghurt, oil, spices and garlic in a bowl.

2

Using a hand blender, mix together until smooth.

Make the hummus the previous evening and store in the fridge. As well as saving time, the flavours will have time to develop.

3

Serve with the pitta bread strips and carrot and celery sticks.

Hummus makes a great after-school snack. If you're using a shop-bought hummus, choose a reduced-fat version.