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Smashed chickpeas with zucchini and feta

8
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The combination of lemon and cumin with the saltiness of the feta in this dish is a taste explosion.

Ingredients

Brown onion

1 small, finely chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

2 400g can, (buy 2 x 400g cans)

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

¼ cup(s), (60g)

Cumin seeds

1 tsp

Zucchini

2 medium, peeled into ribbons

Fresh lemon rind

2 tsp, finely grated

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Tahini

¼ cup(s), (60g)

Juice, pomegranate

2 tbs

Reduced fat feta cheese

50 g, crumbled

Pomegranate

¼ cup(s), seeds, (45g)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Lightly spray a medium saucepan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for a further 3 minutes. Add chickpeas and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add yoghurt and ¼ cup (60ml) warm water. Using a potato masher or fork, crush chickpeas to a rough purée. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside, covered, to keep warm.
  2. Heat a small frying pan over medium-high heat. Toast cumin seeds for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant, then transfer to a mortar and pestle and coarsely grind. Toss zucchini with cumin and rind. Set aside.
  3. Whisk lemon juice, tahini, pomegranate juice and 75ml warm water together until smooth. Spoon smashed chickpeas onto serving plates and top with zucchini. Scatter over feta and pomegranate seeds. Serve drizzled with dressing.