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    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 8th May 17, 3:12 PM
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    Sweet Chilli Houmous??? Is it easy to make
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    • 8th May 17, 3:12 PM
    Sweet Chilli Houmous??? Is it easy to make 8th May 17 at 3:12 PM
    Bought a tub of sweet chilli houmous on Saturday in Aldi's and had some at lunchtime and discovered how nice it is .Any one made it at home and if so was it easy as I really enjoyed it .Plus if you HM it how long would it last in the fridge (apart from me eating it all of course ))
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    • JackieO
    • By JackieO 18th May 17, 9:24 AM
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    Hi,

    if you don't mind it a bit coarser just mash the chickpeas with a fork, add other ingredients, and mix, saves waste and cleaning.
    Originally posted by frugalmacdugal
    I actually did this to break it all down a bit,(used a potato masher) then chucked the whole lot into my blender as I haven't go a processor and it came out quite well if a little courser than the creamy stuff from the supermarket ,but as I was spreading it on crackers I wasn't bothered very tasty and really enjoyed it Thanks for a the recipes chums

    JackieO xx
    P.S. added it to my online cook book Islandmaid Thank you
    Last edited by JackieO; 18-05-2017 at 9:32 AM.
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    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 18th May 17, 9:38 AM
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    JackieO xx
    P.S. added it to my online cook book Islandmaid Thank you
    Originally posted by JackieO
    Thanks Jackie . Glad you liked it, my kids grew up on it with some carrot sticks and flatbreads- cheap 'hollow leg' filler
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    • frugalmacdugal
    • By frugalmacdugal 18th May 17, 3:16 PM
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    Hi,

    here's another we gem I've found, if you want to cut out the oil, (I don't add oil nor tahini) you can use low fat or natural yoghurt, just add as required.
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    • YorksLass
    • By YorksLass 19th May 17, 6:46 PM
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    Made this today with my last tin of chickpeas for my weekend TV snack with breadsticks or Ryvita Thins. Like Jackie said, it's a bit chunkier than the shop-bought versions but OMG it's so yummy. I have two pots in the fridge, one plain and one with sweet chilli and I doubt they'll get chance to be wasted.

    Now need to stock up on chickpeas again! IM's recipe's definitely a keeper and I've added it to "my" cookbook.
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    • honeythewitch
    • By honeythewitch 19th May 17, 8:05 PM
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    Hi,

    here's another we gem I've found, if you want to cut out the oil, (I don't add oil nor tahini) you can use low fat or natural yoghurt, just add as required.
    Originally posted by frugalmacdugal
    I make mine in a similar way with quark.
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