Lunch: Hummus

This makes a great lunch, very filling with some low carb crackers. It would also be a really tasty with chicken.This will keep in the fridge for a few days.


  • 1 large Aubergine (or 2 courgettes)
  • a large knob of butter
  • 60ml of tahini
  • 4 tblsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp of ground cumin
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 180 deg C.
  • Roughly chop the aubergine and place on a tray with the butter.Roast in the oven for about 30 minutes or until soft. Stir every now and again to ensure no edge pieces burn
  • The place all the ingredients including the roasted aubergine into a food processor and blend to your desired consistency.