Toasted garlic hummus with radishes and pitta bread

Crunchy radish dipped in creamy homemade hummus is a deliciously healthy lunchtime snack, and a perfect accompaniment for evening drinks.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes

You’ll need

For the hummus

  • 6 cloves of garlic, sliced
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 400g tinned chickpeas, drained
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • Salt and pepper

For the accompaniments

  • 400g mixed radishes cut in half
  • 4 warmed pitta breads
  • Mixed olives

What to do

Place the garlic and olive oil into a medium sized frying pan, heat gently until the garlic starts to turn a golden brown, remove from the heat and set aside.

Place all the hummus ingredients into a food processor, blend until smooth and season with salt and pepper.

Serve with radishes, warmed pittas and olives.