Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus

Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus

This Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus is a tasty twist on the classic hummus recipe. Perfectly summery. Perfect for parties, picnics, lunch boxes, or snacks. Easy and quick recipe!

It’s low cal, filling snack. Perfect for a light snack, or a side dish for a hot summer day.

Why this hummus is so flippin’ healthy:

  • Chickpeas are protein-rich and a great source of fiber.
  • Free from gluten, grains, dairy, nuts, and sugar.
  • This recipe is great for supporting healthy blood sugar levels, healthy cholesterol levels, and helping to keep you fuller for longer.
  • A well-balanced snack that is rich in protein,slow-release smart carbohydrates, and healthy fats.
  • The tahini adds a great source of calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E.

I mean, what’s not to like about hummus?! It’s healthy, creamy, versatile, easy to make, can be used for pretty much anything…need a snack? -> hummus! Need a party food idea -> Hummus! Need an appetizer -> Hummus! Need a picnic food -> Hummus! And etc, etc ,etc.

Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus

3 Reasons Why You Will Love This Zucchini Hummus:

  • Easy recipe – The Food-processor does all the work for you.
  • Quick preparation – Hummus only takes minutes to make if you are using ready-cooked chickpeas!
  • Nutritious – all the ingredients in this zucchini hummus are healthy, fiber, and protein-rich. It’s also high in vitamins, minerals, and a touch of healthy fats there. And last but not least – IT’S FREAKING DELICIOUS!

Tips For Making This Superfood Hummus:

  • This is a basic recipe and all the ingredients can be easily adjusted to your taste. Add more zucchini, fewer chickpeas, omit cumin, increase the amount of salt/lemon juice, …. Just try, give it a taste, and experiment until you are happy with its taste.
  • I used Homemade Tahini to make this sweetcorn hummus but you can use shop-bought tahini!
  • I like using ready-cooked chickpeas to make this dip. However, you can use the dried ones and cook them yourself.


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Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus

This Easy No-Added Oil Creamy Zucchini Hummus

elena
A low cal, filling snack. Perfect for a light snack, or a side dish for a hot summer day or for a picnic outside.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 101 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1, 1/2 cups/225 of roasted and cooled zucchini
  • 1 cup/200g Cooked Chickpeas drained or 15oz can drained
  • 1 tbsp of water if needed to help to blend
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • ½ Lemon juice only
  • 1 tbsp Tahini
  • 1 tbsp of fresh or dried parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic

Instructions
 

  • To cook the zucchini:
    Preheat the oven at 375F/180C.add the sliced zucchini onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper.Bake in the oven for 20 minutes. Cool them before blending with the chickpeas.
  • Add all ingredients in a blender/food processor (except the water) and blitz for 2-3 minutes until completely smooth. If it's too thick, add the water to slightly thin it.
  • Serve as a dip or spread.
  • Optional: top with sesame seeds, chia seeds, sumac, roasted zucchini.

Notes

1. This recipe can be easily adjusted to your liking.
2. It can also be doubled.
3. This hummus can be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days.
Keyword creamy, glutenfree, healthy, hummus, mediterranean, noadddoil, sidedish, snack, vegan
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