Hummus | Gestational Diabetes UK
Easter hummus

Hummus is a great addition to the GD Diet, packed with heart-healthy fats and some protein too, it makes for a great plant-based snack or as a condiment to add to a meal.

Have a little Springtime fun by placing the hummus in plant pots and serving with carrots with the tops on. This makes for a great Easter fun but healthy treat! For little ones, use mini carrots with a sprig of parsley for the tops!

Easter hummus


Hummus | Gestational Diabetes UK
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Course: Condiments, Dips, Snacks
Cuisine: Turkish
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: dips, houmous, hummus
Free or Subscription Recipe: Free Recipe
Free from: coconut, dairy, eggs, gluten, nuts
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 89kcal
Author: Jo Paterson


  • Food processor or hand blender


  • 400 grams tinned chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1 large lemon, juice only
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 1 large clove of garlic crushed
  • a good pinch salt and ground black pepper
  • a pinch paprika (optional)


  • Drain and rinse the tinned chickpeas and place in a food processor
  • Add the tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic and blitz to your desired consistency (add more olive oil if necessary to losen the hummus), taste and season to your liking
  • Decant the hummus into a sealable container and drizzle with more olive and seeds, or a good pinch of paprika if you wish


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | of which saturates: 1g | Fibre: 2g | of which sugars: 1g