Chickpea Puree With Crackers And Herb Cream Cheese

Chickpea Puree With Crackers And Herb Cream Cheese

Chickpea Puree With Crackers And Herb Cream Cheese

An easy chickpea recipe, perfect if you're looking for a vegetarian appetizer: chickpea puree with crackers and herb cream cheese

October 21, 2012

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 40 MIN

ingredients

Chickpeas
2 x 400 g tins, drained and rinsed
Garlic
1 clove, crushed
Olive oil
125 ml
Lemon juice
1
Paprika
2 tsp
Chive
snipped, to garnish
cream cheese
200 g
yogurt
2 tbsp, natural
Parsley
2 tbsp, chopped
Mint
2 tbsp leaves, chopped
Thyme
2 tbsp leaves, chopped
zucchini
1, cut into batons
crackers

Preparation

For the chickpea puree, place the chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and one teaspoon of the paprika in a food processor and pulse to make a coarse puree. Season with salt and pepper and place in a serving bowl. Scatter over the remaining paprika and the snipped chives.

For the herb cream cheese, beat together the cream cheese, yoghurt and chopped herbs and season with salt and pepper.

Serve the chickpea puree and herb cream cheese with the zucchini and crackers.

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