Mango Hummus

June 3, 2022
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The perfect harmony of fresh mango and boiled chickpeas: Mango Hummus! Make delicious and protein-packed appetizers with this recipe.

Hummus, which means chickpea in Arabic, has also started to be made with many different ingredients. The main product in the classic hummus appetizer is chickpea and tahini. Origin of these tasty appetizers based in the Middle East, Turkey, often consumed in countries such as Cyprus and Greece. In Europe, it has become a food consumed at breakfast or with crackers, chips. Unlike the classic hummus recipe, it has a sweet flavor that comes from mango.

Snacks have an important place in vegan cuisine. We have prepared a delicious snack recipe for you. A recipe that will become indispensable, especially in summer! Here is a delicious snack that you can prepare in a short time like 5 minutes: Mango Hummus Recipe. Bon Appetit!

Taste Score: %85
Difficulty Easy
Servings 2 people
Preparation 5 mins
Cooking 60 mins
Total 65 mins

Tips

  • You can use dried chickpeas or canned chickpeas.
  • If using dried chickpeas, soak them overnight. Put the chickpeas in a bowl and cover them with cold water. Soak in cold water for at least 8 hours or overnight. Then drain and rinse the chickpeas. Put the chickpeas in a large pot. Add enough water to boil the chickpeas and bring them to a boil over high heat. Then boil over medium-low heat until the chickpeas are tender. Then drain the chickpeas and leave them to cool until they reach room temperature.
  • Use fresh ingredients.
  • You can add tahini to this recipe if you wish.
  • You can add more chickpeas for a thicker consistency.
  • You can add chipotle sauce or sriracha sauce if you wish.
  • You can use honey or agave syrup to add sweetness to hummus.
  • Use a food processor or blender to get the perfect creamy consistency.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Soak the chickpeas for at least 8 hours or overnight. Then strain the water. Add water and salt to a large pot. Boil the chickpeas until they are soft. If you are using canned chickpeas, you can skip this step.
  2. Peel and slice the mango.
  3. Put the sliced mango in a food processor. Blend until you get a smooth and creamy consistency. Scrape the sides of the bowl.
  4. Add the chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice, turmeric, garlic, salt, pepper, and paprika to the food processor. Blend all the ingredients until you get a puree consistency.
  5. Cut the lavash in a triangle shape and cook it it in the oven. Your hummus is ready to be served.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Mango Hummus
Serves 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories349
% Daily Value*
Sodium 596 mg25.9%
Potassium 745 mg15.9%
Protein 11.3 g22.6%
Total Fat 10.9 g14%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Things to Know About Mango

Mango is a juicy fruit produced from a large number of tropical tree species belonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, which is mostly grown for its edible fruits.

Several hundred mango varieties are available worldwide.

Mango is also known as the national fruit of India and Pakistan and the national tree of Bangladesh.

The word mango is derived from the word māṅṅa in the Malayalam language and is thought to have originated in the 15th and 16th centuries.

The oldest known source for mango growing is from 2000 BC and it originated in India.

Mango was brought to East Asia around 400-500 BC, to the Philippines in the 15th century, and to Africa and Brazil by the Portuguese explorers in the 16th century.

Things to Know About Hummus

There are 6 main ingredients of classical humus; chickpea, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and sea salt.

Chickpeas, one of the main ingredients of hummus, have a high fiber content. It regulates blood sugar and protects heart health.

Hummus is a plant-based source of protein. It is a nutritious choice for vegans and vegetarians. (It contains about 7.9 grams of protein per serving.)

In addition to lunch and dinner, it can be a healthy choice for snacks and breakfasts. As an appetizer with meat and chicken dishes; You can consume it as a sauce on toast for breakfast.

Hummus is a nutritious Middle Eastern appetizer. Being a high fiber and protein source, appetizer gives a feeling of satiety and helps to lose weight by accelerating metabolism. However, it is not low in calories due to its tahini and olive oil content. Its excessive consumption can lead to weight gain. It is recommended not to consume more than 2 times a week.

It is anti-inflammatory thanks to the chickpea, sesame and cinnamon oil it contains. It prevents inflammation.

It does not contain gluten, dairy or shelled nuts. In this way, it can be an excellent choice for individuals with allergies. Those who are allergic to sesame are recommended not to choose it.

How To Serve Hummus?

Hummus can be served as an appetizer, dip, or sauce. You can spread it on sandwiches, wraps, or hamburgers. You can pour it as a sauce on grilled meats. It also goes well with sautéed vegetables or salads. You can also serve it with pita bread or chips.

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Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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