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04th Apr 2015

Food For Thought: A Quick Homemade Recipe For Tunisian Hummus

Ready in less than 20 minutes!


Kicking off your weekend, it can be hard to stay on the right eating track when you’re trying to squeeze in catch-ups, gym time and your daily to-do lists!

Each week, we’ll bring you one quick recipe with lots of health benefits. Using common ingredients you’ll find in the fridge, press (or local shop at a push!), take the hassle out of home-cooking with this fast meal.

This week… we’re giving you a taste of Tunisia with this Tunisian hummus recipe!

Perfect for snacking with vegetables, as a side for your tortilla chips or for those making falafel, try this citrus inspired hummus for a tasty treat.

Prep Time: 15 mins


  • 1 tin of chickpeas
  • 45g of Tahini
  • 2 tbsp. Harissa paste
  • 2 tbsp. Lemon juice
  • ¼ tbsp. Lemon zest


  1. Rinse and drain chickpeas.
  2. Grate lemon and measure out ¼ lemon zest.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blitz contents until smooth.
  4. For those who prefer a thinner consistency, add a tablespoon of water at a time.
  5. Serve with cut vegetables, or as a side dish to a main meal.