The chickpea is considered one of the earliest legumes cultivated by man. Over the millennia, culinary traditions related to chickpeas deepened and developed mainly in the countries of the Mediterranean basin.
Hummus is a food product made from chickpeas and sesame tahini, with various flavorings often added such as olive oil, garlic, red and pierre, lemon juice, etc. Hummus is a popular dish throughout the Middle East.
Hummus is often topped with mushrooms, parsley, paprika, pine nuts, tomatoes, cucumbers, thinly sliced onions or chickpeas and drizzled with olive oil before serving. It is traditionally eaten with thin bread, but today it is growing in popularity with corn chips in countries outside the Middle East.
Hummus is filling while being low in calories. It contains high amounts of protein, dietary fiber, iron and variable amounts of monounsaturated fat. With the popularization of healthy eating, veganism and vegetarianism, hummus is gaining ground because its original recipe does not contain any animal products.
Hummus is rich in fiber, which helps regular and better bowel function. In addition, this fiber also promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria that nourish the cells in the gut.
Chickpeas have a high nutritional value - they are a source of proteins, carbohydrates, minerals - iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese and copper. Like other legumes, it has a high protein content and is also rich in dietary fiber. Compared to nuts, it contains less fat.
Due to its high calcium content, sesame tahini is recommended for strengthening the musculoskeletal system. It is especially suitable for taking by children - to strengthen the body, as well as for elderly women - against osteoporosis.
Sesame tahini complements the energy of the kidneys, which affects the quality of bone tissue, also the formation of blood (in anemia), increases the quantity and quality of sperm (infertility in men), affects the quality of hair-its growth, also affects hearing.
Cooked chickpeas (EU and non-EU), 60% hulled sesame tahini, antioxidant and preservative: sodium metabisulfite (contains sulfites), garlic, salt, acidity regulator: citric acid, water.
Nutritional values per 100 g:
Energy: 1389 kJ / 336 kcal
Fat: 25 g
of which saturated: 2.1 g
Carbohydrates: 10 g
of which sugars: 1 g
Proteins: 8 g
Salt: 1.5 g
For direct consumption.
After opening, refrigerate in a sealed jar. To be consumed within 3 days after opening.
Packing: 300 g