Peanut hummus with fruit & veg sticks

This healthy, nutty dip, with tahini and smoked paprika, is perfect for spreading – eat with apple slices and vegetables for a quick lunch or snack

PREP 10 mins


  • calories 336
  • carbs 35
  • saturated fat 2
  • sugar 16
  • protein 15
  • fat 16
  • fibre 13
  • salt 0.8


380g carton chickpeas
zest and juice ½ lemon (use the other ½ to squeeze over the apple to stop it browning, if you like)
1 tbsp tahini
½ -1 tsp smoked paprika
2 tbsp roasted unsalted peanuts
1 tsp rapeseed oil
2 crisp red apples, cored and cut into slices
2 carrots, cut into sticks
4 celery sticks, cut into batons lengthways


  1. Drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid. Tip three-quarters of the chickpeas into a food processor and add the lemon zest and juice, tahini, paprika, peanuts and oil with 3 tbsp chickpea liquid. Blitz in a food processor until smooth, then stir in the reserved chickpeas. Serve with the fruit and veg sticks.