Houmous with Toasted Pitta Chips and Crudites

Houmous with Toasted Pitta Chips and Crudites

By the wlr team

Bursting with healthy Mediterranean flavours and freshness and, in this combination, really filling. (It's the fibre, you get a whopping 11g if you eat it all!)

Perfect for a quick lunch and easy to pack up for work or a picnic.

Feel free to change up the vegetable sticks, any veg you enjoy raw will be good.

This recipe is featured in our Mediterranean Diet Plan

  • Recipe makes: 1 serving
  • Prep time:
    15 mins
  • Calories: 349
    per serving


  • 1 Med Sweet Pepper (or 2 halves)
  • 1 Stalk Celery
  • 80g Cucumber
  • 1 Med Carrot
  • 10 Sprays/2ml Olive Oil Spray
  • 1 Wholemeal Pitta
  • 50g Reduced Fat Houmous


Prep and cut the pepper, celery, cucumber and carrot into sticks.

Spray the pitta with the olive oil, sprinkle on a little salt, and cut into small triangles. Toast under the grill.

Serve the pitta chips and sliced vegetables with the houmous.

Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)349
Carbohydrate (g)49.9
Fat (g)11.2
Protein (g)13.9
Fibre (g)10.9
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg4.2

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