Tomato Basil Hummus

A plate of tomato basil hummus with pita
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  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Servings 4 to 6

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

  1. 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.
  2. Pour the mixture into a large serving bowl.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for one hour.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
295 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
12g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)