Hummus Toast

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Hummus Toast

Serves 4  | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: a few minutes to toast the bread

 Feel free to purchase store bought, but making your own hummus is a blast to make. If anything learn to build it into your repertoire and then decide if making it is worth it to you.


  •  4 x 1-inch slices country bread (or more!)
  • 1 x 15.5 ounce tin garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • Juice of 1 lemon (about 50g)
  • 2-3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons (45g) extra virgin olive oil, plus more for the toast
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1-2 Persian cucumbers sliced (could be regular too) (use a mandolin)
  • 1 watermelon radish, quartered and thinly sliced (use a mandolin)
  • Flaky salt
  • Urfa Chile (optional)
  • Broccoli sprouts

Chef Tips

Use any fresh sprouts you may see at the market; it could be radish or sunflower. They typically don’t have a long shelf life. So if you don’t see yourself using it all don’t buy it.


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 450F. Place bread onto a baking tray. Drizzle some olive oil all over. Bake until golden brown on both sides. Remove and allow to cool. Or use your toaster oven if you have one.

Step 2

While the toast is going. Place the garbanzo, lemon juice, tahini, garlic and olive oil in a food processor along with a good pinch of salt. Blend until creamy and smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning. Perhaps more salt or lemon juice. Place into a glass jar or whatever storage container you have and get ready to assemble the toast.

Step 3

Spoon a generous amount of hummus on each toast. Shingle on the cucumber and radish in an artistic alternating way. Sprinkle with a pinch of flaky salt (urfa chili if using) and a drizzle of olive oil. Top with a good pinch of sprouts.