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Watercress Hummus [vegan] by The Flexitarian

Watercress Hummus [vegan]

Watercress gives a lovely peppery taste to this hummus recipe.
4 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Iron Rich Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dips & Spreads
Cuisine English, Middle Eastern
Servings 1 bowl
Calories 1146 kcal


  • Blender


  • 400 g can chickpeas - liquid reserved
  • 1 garlic clove - grated
  • 50 g watercress
  • 2 to 3 lemon juice - to taste
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp tahini
  • pine nuts
  • salt


  • Drain the chickpeas reserving the liquid on the side.
  • In a blender, whizz together all the ingredients except lemon juice.
  • Add up to 50ml [1.75 oz/ US 1/4cup] of the reserved chickpea liquid until you have a smooth paste. Add the lemon juice.
  • If needed, add more chickpea liquid / or lemon juice to get the desired texture and taste. Season to taste.
  • Serve with pine nuts sprinkled on top.


Serving: 60gCalories: 1146kcalCarbohydrates: 119gProtein: 40gFat: 61gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 13gMonounsaturated Fat: 36gSodium: 56mgPotassium: 1473mgFiber: 32gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 1718IUVitamin C: 52mgCalcium: 287mgIron: 13mg
Keyword hummus, watercress
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