Hummus Lunch Box


Hummus Lunch Box

Servings 4
Calories 707kcal


  • 1 15- ounce can chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Juice from half a lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes
  • 1 6-ounce jar Kalamata olives
  • Pita or naan bread


  • Drain chickpeas, reserving liquid.
  • Add chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic, cumin, paprika, and salt to a food processor. Process until smooth.
  • Add reserved chickpea liquid by the tablespoon until you have the desired consistency, about 4 tablespoons.
  • Divide hummus into four containers and drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Divide sliced cucumber, grape tomatoes, olives, and pita or naan bread into four containers. Refrigerate until lunchtime.


Nutrition information: 707 calories; 32.3g fat; 645mg salt; 85.7g carbohydrates; 26.3g protein.