Tomato Basil Hummus

A plate of tomato basil hummus with pita
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Ratings (5)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Servings 4 to 6
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
295 Calories
11g Fat
40g Carbs
12g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Servings 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 295
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 134mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Protein 12g
Calcium 147mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Tomato basil hummus is a bold, exciting flavor of hummus that has a Mediterranean influence. Perfect with piping hot pita! More hummus recipes.

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps 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.