Chickpea bruschetta

This quick dish is a great vegetarian meal.
hummus bruschetta
Image by:
Recipe from: 12/1/2002 12:00:00 AM
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • a little olive oil
  • 3
    garlic cloves - crushed
  • 10
    ground cumin
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 410
    tin chickpeas
  • salt and pepper
  • 45
    plain yoghurt (or more as needed)
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1
    loaf of french bread- sliced
Servings: Change Serving


Fry onion in olive oil until soft. Add the garlic and the spices and fry for 5 minutes, until cooked and aromatic.

Rinse the tinned chickpeas under cold running water until all the canning liquid has washed away. Add the chickpeas to the spices.

Crush with a fork until all the peas are broken and the mixture resembles a coarse paté. Add salt and pepper and let it cool.

Add the yoghurt, lemon juice and fresh coriander.

Serve as a topping on bruschetta - toasted baguette. To toast the baguette, drizzle olive oil onto the bread slices of and toast under a hot grill.

Serve with a crisp green salad.


NEXT ON FOOD24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Tip of the day

Remove odour from utensils
By running a lemon quarter over the knife blade or chopping board.

Find a recipe


Inside Food24


Instagram: #Food24


We're talking about ...



Four15 in Durban

A South Africa Burrito Bar


Find a restaurant


Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.