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black bowl of hummus with a tortilla chip dunking in

Black Bean Hummus

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  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups 1x


This 10-minute recipe for homemade black bean hummus is a delicious twist on classic hummus. It is made with black beans, lime and cilantro along with traditional hummus ingredients like tahini, garlic and olive oil. It’s the best southwest-flavored appetizer, party food, game day dip or snack!


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  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1 14ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling if desired
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro


  1. Fit food processor with steel blade attachment, close lid and turn on. Drop garlic through feed tube of food processor and allow to process until finely chopped.
  2. Open food processor, and add beans, oil, lime juice, tahini, ground coriander and salt. Process until smooth. Scrape sides, add cilantro and process to combine.
  3. Serve drizzled with additional oil if desired.


Scoop hummus into a 2 cup resealable container and close tightly. Keep refrigerated up to three days. Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and cilantro before serving.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Blended
  • Cuisine: Fusion


  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 82
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 143 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 6 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 2 g
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