Tomato Basil Hummus

A plate of tomato basil hummus with pita
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  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Servings 4 to 6
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Tomato basil hummus is a bold, exciting flavor of hummus that has a Mediterranean influence. Perfect with piping hot pita! More hummus recipes

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or soaked if using dried
  • 1 can (15 ounces) whole, peeled tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon basil, chopped

How to Make It

In a blender or food processor, blend the chickpeas. Add tomatoes, olive oil, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, basil, and salt until the ingredients form a creamy, paste-like consistency. Pour the mixture into a large serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 295
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 134 mg
Carbohydrates 40 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 12 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)