Lemon houmous with griddled asparagus
Waitrose and Partners

Lemon houmous with griddled asparagus

Asparagus has a fairly delicate flavour that pairs particularly well with citrus flavours.

Gluten freeVeganVegetarianGluten Free
  • Serves4
  • CourseCanape
  • Prepare5 mins
  • Cook5 mins
  • Total time10 mins

Ingredients

  • 400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 garlic
  • 2 lemons, zest of 1, juice of all
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 500g (or 2 bunches )asparagus, woody ends removed

Method

  1. Put the chickpeas, garlic, lemon zest and juice, salt, tahini, and 2 tbsp ice-cold water in a blender; whizz to a purée. Spread the houmous on a serving plate and drizzle over 2 tbsp oil.

  2. In a bowl, toss the asparagus in the remaining 2 tbsp oil and season. Heat a griddle pan over a high heat and cook the asparagus for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden and tender with a little bite. Sit the asparagus on top of the houmous and serve.

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

1,421kJ/ 343kcals

Fat

26g

Saturated Fat

3.7g

Carbohydrates

12g

Sugars

3g

Fibre

6.3g

Protein

11g

Salt

0.4g