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  • Spicy Black Bean Hummus

Spicy Black Bean Hummus


  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (roasted sesame seed paste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15-ounces) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, chopped (about 2 tablespoons)
  • Dash of crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • 1 (6-ounce) bag pita chips


Place garlic in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add lemon juice, tahini, cumin, salt, black beans, jalapeno pepper, and crushed red pepper; process until smooth. Spoon bean mixture into a medium bowl, and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with ground red pepper. Serve with pita chips.

Yield: 8 servings (serving size = about 2½ tablespoons hummus and 4 chips)

Nutrition Information Per Serving
Calories Fat Sat. Fat Trans Fat Sodium Carb. Fiber Protein
Spicy Black Bean Hummus 148 6.2 g. .7 g. 0 g. 381 mg. 20 g. 3.5 g. 3 g.