Harissa houmous and courgette on rustic bread

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4 - 6


400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 tbsp Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients Harissa Paste
2 tbsp tahini
Juice from 1 lemon
2 small courgettes
4-6 slices Waitrose Grand Rustic Bread


1. Put the chickpeas, 4 tbsp oil, garlic, harissa and tahini in a food processor and pulse until combined but still coarse. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and season.

2. Use a vegetable peeler to pare ribbons from the courgette. Toss in a bowl with the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil and lemon juice and season. Drain, reserving the liquid.

3. Toast the bread, then top with the houmous and drained courgette ribbons. Spoon over a little of the drained liquid and a splash more oil, and grind over with black pepper.