Spiced Pumpkin Seed Humous

This is a slight alternative to the classic humous recipe. Orangey-red in colour, with crunchy pumpkin seeds in every bite and a background of Cajun spice. Serve this on some rustic bread and you’ve got a delicious light snack. It’ll keep for about 4 days.


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This is a very quick and easy dish to make using canned chickpeas, Cajun spice and pumpkin seeds, all of which you can get in any major supermarket. All you need is a food processor or a blender to whizz it all up, then just put it in a container and chill until ready to use.


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Prep time: 10 minutes.
Makes 750ml

Ingredients:
2 cans drained chickpeas
3 cloves garlic
3 tsp Cajun spice
1 tsp cinnamon
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tsp ground paprika
¼ tsp ground cumin
100 ml olive oil
½ tsp salt
20g pumpkin seeds.


Method:

Place all of the ingredients except for the pumpkin seeds into a food processor or blender and puree until completely smooth. Spoon the puree into a container, stir in the pumpkin seeds and store in the refrigerator until ready to eat. Will keep for 4 days.


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