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Panzanella Salad

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients Salad 1 slice of day old Bakers Delight Pane di Casa Vienna Loaf 300g cups cherry tomatoes, sliced in half ½ red onion 10 large basil leaves 2 tbsp black olives 1 can (425g) chickpeas drained 1/3 of red capsicum 1/3 of whole continental cucumber 1 tsp capers … Continue reading

Smashed Chickpea Sandwich

Serves: 1 Preparation time:  5 minutes Ingredients Smashed chickpeas 1 tin chickpeas, drained thoroughly 2 tbsp yoghurt 2 tsp chopped dill 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp vinegar 2 tbsp capers 2 slices whole grain or wholemeal bread Additional fillings Cottage cheese Sliced cucumber Sliced radishes Pickles Snow pea sprouts Method To make the chickpea smash, … Continue reading

Dessert Hummus

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus overnight chilling Ingredients  1 can or 400g cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed well  3 tbsps maple syrup  1/2 cup smooth peanut butter  1/4 tsp fine sea salt  3 tbsps milk  1 1/2 tsps vanilla extract  1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or finely chopped dark chocolate Method Put the … Continue reading

Increasing Legume Intake Among Australians

by Courtney Rose-Davis, APD, PhD Candidate These days, we’re seeing more and more research suggesting that legumes possess significant health benefits, different to that of other food groups. Studies suggest that consuming legumes 4 times per week, compared to only once, reduces risk of coronary heart disease [1,2]. When legumes are added to our diet, levels … Continue reading

Chickpea Hummus & Flatbread

In celebration of the International Year of Pulses, Simon Bryant (celebrity chef) has kindly provided us with some recipe inspiration on how to make a classic hummus with chickpeas! Hummus 1 ½ cups chickpeas 30 ml lemon juice 50 ml unhulled tahini 1 clove garlic 120 ml extra virgin olive oil 2 tsps salt flakes … Continue reading

Jalapeno and Lime Hummus

Serves: 10 Difficulty of recipe preparation: Easy Preparation time: 10 Cooking time: 0 Ingredients 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 jalapeno, seeds removed, sliced. Or 4 pieces pickled jalapenos from a jar Zest and juice of 1 lime 2 tbs tahini 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 2 cloves garlic, peeled and coarsely chopped 1-2 cups … Continue reading

Hommus

Serves: 6 Difficulty of recipe preparation: Easy Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: nil Ingredients 1 tin of drained chickpeas 3 tblsp tahini 2 cloves crushed garlic 2 tspns salt 1/2 Cup lemon juice 1/2 tsp smoked paprika Method Put drained chickpeas into blender and blitz until smooth. Add all other ingredients and continue to blend. Add tbsp (or … Continue reading

Classic hummus

Serves: 6 as a snack Preparation time:  5 minutes Ingredients: 1 x 420g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 clove garlic, crushed ½ teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons water, optional Vegetable sticks, to serve Crisp homemade oven-baked whole grain pita triangles, to … Continue reading

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