Hummous and Capsicum Slices

To make a soup into complete meal, sometimes you need a little more than just a hunk of bread. Be inventive, adding flavours and textures to complement and contrast with your soup. Here are just a few trouble-free accompaniments that can be prepared while the soup cooks, using a variety of breads.

Hummous and Pepper Slices


  • 4 large slices ciabatta bread, sliced on the diagonal
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1/2 cup (110 g) hummous
  • 2 roasted red capsicums, from a jar, thinly sliced


  1. Brush 4 large, diagonally cut slices of ciabatta bread with olive oil on both sides and rub the surfaces with a cut garlic clove.
  2. Toast on a hot ridged griddle until golden, turning once.
  3. Spread about 100 g hummous over the toasts.
  4. Thinly slice 2 red capsicums from a jar of roasted peppers and arrange on top of the toasts.

Serves: 4
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 4 minutes

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