Veggie Hummus Cucumber Boat

By      01-May 2021       Reading Time: 2 Mins

Veggie Hummus Cucumber Boat

Thinking about a healthy and delicious snack to munch on? Try upon these Veggie Hummus Cucumber Boats which can satisfy your cravings in a healthier way. They are simple and easy to prepare combined with the goodness of vegetables to offer you with amazing taste and ample benefits.

Nutritional Benefits:

Chickpeas are energy dense, have good amounts of fibre and improve digestion. Apart from this they are also a very great source of calcium and protein. Cucumber has antidiabetic properties. It is a good source of antioxidants and lowers cholesterol.

Ingredients-

  • 10 grams quinoa
  • 50 grams cucumber
  • 20 grams cherry tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 10 grams hummus
  • 10 grams boiled chickpeas (boiled)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

Calorie count
Per Serving:

  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 158.8 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 16.1 grams
  • Protein
  • 7.2 grams
  • Fats
  • 7.4 grams

Method:

  • 1. Firstly, cook quinoa according to package instructions and transfer to a bowl.
  • 2. Secondly cut the cucumbers lengthwise and scoop out the pulp.
  • 3. Now, add chickpeas and tomatoes to quinoa. Mix lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl and toss it over quinoa.
  • 4. Now, spread hummus inside each cucumber shell and top each with quinoa mixture.
  • 5. Lastly, garnish with fresh basil leaves and enjoy.

Over to you:

Try this super amazing, delicious dish and have a healthy and guilt free snacking.

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