Hummus with Flat Bread

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Hummus with Flat Bread

By Michele Ow

Enjoy a healthy snack with Hummus and Flatbread! You can have the hummus with flatbread alone or you can throw in grilled chicken and roasted vegetables for a healthy, balanced meal!

Cuisine : Mediterranean Course : Condiment Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 90 mins Cook : 40 mins
Ready in : 130 mins Serves : 6


Ingredients for Hummus

  • 140gm Hulled Sesame Seeds
  • 3-4 tbsp Grape Seed Oil
  • 1 can of Chickpeas
  • 1 Large Lemon
  • 1 Garlic Clove – minced
  • Cumin
  • Paprika
  • Olive Oil

Ingredients for Flatbread

  • 1 packet (2 1/4 tsp) Active Dry Yeast
  • 2 Garlic Cloves – minced
  • 1 tbsp Minced Herb (Rosemary and Thyme)
  • 3/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 2 cups of Flour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil, more for coating the bowl
  • 3/4 cup of Warm Water


  1. To make Hummus, follow steps 2 to 6.
  2. Make your own Tahini: – Toast sesame seeds – Add to food processor then process until smooth.
  3. Combine tahini and lemon juice and process for 1 minute.
  4. Add the olive oil, minced garlic, cumin and the salt to the whipped tahini and lemon juice mixture. Pulse for 30 seconds.
  5. Add chickpeas (drain fluid from can) process until smooth.
  6. To serve, Pour mixture into a bowl then drizzle about 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the top and sprinkle with paprika.
  7. To make Flatbread, follow steps 8 to 15.
  8. To a large mixing bowl, add yeast, garlic, herbs, sea salt, sugar, all purpose flour, and whisk.
  9. Make a well in the dry ingredients and add olive oil and 1/2 cup (120 ml) of warm water to start. Stir with a wooden spoon to mix. Add more water as needed until a dough forms.
  10. Transfer to a clean, well-floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic – about 2 minutes – adding more flour as needed to prevent sticking.
  11. Wipe out mixing bowl and add a bit of oil – 1 tsp. Roll dough around to coat and position seam-side down in the bowl. Cover with a damp towel or plastic wrap. Set in a warm place to rise for 1 hour.
  12. Once doubled in size, cut dough into 6 even pieces, arrange on a clean surface, and lay a damp towel on top. Let rest.
  13. In the meantime, heat a large skillet (electric or cast iron) to medium-high heat
  14. One at a time on a lightly floured surface, roll each piece of dough into a large circle and cook 2 1/2 minutes a side.
  15. Enjoy immediately or allow to cool completely and store in air tight container until smooth To serve, Pour mixture into a bowl then drizzle about 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the top and sprinkle with paprika.
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