Category: Spreads and dips

Eggplant spread

Eggplant spread

This recipe was inspired by the Levantine dish called baba ganoush, but I modified it a little bit. I actually made it without looking at any recipe and only afterwards when I read a couple of them I noticed that…

Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes spread

Chickpeas and sun-dried tomatoes spread

This spread is an excellent source of protein, complex carbohydrates and healthy fat. It is also high in dietary fiber, vitamin K, vitamin C, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, copper and manganese. Both chickpeas and avocado…

Refried red kidney beans

Refried red kidney beans

Refried beans are usually made out of pinto beans and I make them this way often. However, sometimes I use different kind of legumes, like red kidney beans here, black beans or even black, brown or green lentils. This dish…

Hummus

Hummus

Hummus is a delicious spread for a fresh slice of homemade bread. It may also be a great dip to eat with raw vegetables cut in stripes. Chickpeas contain a lot of high quality protein (all essential amino acids). They…