White Bean Hummus

White Bean Hummus


This creamy low fat spread is great as a dip, or spread. Serve with fresh harisaa for a spicy kick.
  • Serves: 2 cups
  • Active Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
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Step 1: Puréeing the Garlic

• 4 cloves garlic, roasted (or 2 cloves raw)


To prepare the garlic, using a food processor, blend the garlic cloves until finely minced.

Step 2: Finishing the Hummus

• 2 cups white beans, cooked and drained
• 1/4 cup roasted tahini
• 1 1/2 lemons, juiced
• 1 tsp chile flakes
• freshly ground black pepper, to taste
• splash of water
• pinch of coarse sea salt (optional)


To finish the hummus, add the remaining ingredients and blend into a smooth and thick purée.

Serve as a spread on your favorite wrap or sandwich. To enhance the hummus, garnish with 2 tbsp of Fresh Harissa and serve with warm pita on the side.


  • Alex  B
    Alex B
    Can you use canned beans for this recipe? If so, how much?
  • Ken R Rouxbe Staff
    Ken R
    Yes, you can certainly use canned beans. Follow the suggested amount in the recipe to get started (2 cups) - if you want to make a larger batch, add more beans in proportion to the other ingredients. ~Ken
  • David B
    David B
    What is roasted tahini as opposed to regular tahini?
  • Eric W Rouxbe Staff
    Eric W
    David, This refers to the toasting (or not toasting) of the sesame seeds before grinding. Eric

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