Roasted Lemon Bean Hummus

 

RECIPE BY MARIA FROM @thefitstitch

Roasted lemon can be sweet, a little bit smokey and the tartness is mellowed out. It's the perfect addition to your favourite mediterranean dip - hummus. You can also use the juice from the roasted lemon if preferred.

INGREDIENTS
  • HUMMUS
    • 1 1/2 cup cooked white beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1/3 cup smooth tahini
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice, add more if preferred
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt
    • 5 tbsp water, add more or less as needed
  • ROASTED LEMON
    • 1 lemon, sliced
  • TOSERVE
    • paprika
    • pepper
    • red pepper flakes
    • parsley
    • warm pita bread
    • veggies
    • crackers
METHOD
  1. Add all the ingredients in a food processor. Process until the hummus is smooth and creamy. 
  2. Roast each slices of lemon in a roasting pan for 30-60s each side until you see a prominent grill mark.
  3. Pour in your favourite Coconut Bowls and serve with spices, roasted lemon and herbs.

 

 

Maria Andree | @thefitstitch | www.thefitstitch.com

Maria is an architect with a Masters in Sustainable Environmental Design by day and a real foodie by night. She loves creating easy and simple plant-based recipes and is passionate about our environment and all things sustainable.


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