Black Bean Hummus

January 02 00:00 2003 Print This Article
Black Bean Hummus

Serves 16-18 people

Having a party? Need some appetizers besides the regular chips and sour cream dip? Serve this bean dip with toasted pita triangles or woven wheat crackers.


  • 1 (16-oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 (16-oz.) can butter beans, drained
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, to garnish


  1. Place all the ingredients except salt, pepper and cilantro in food processor bowl; blend together well. Season to taste with salt and pepper; cover and chill. Garnish with cilantro and serve with crudites and crackers. Makes about 3 cups.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving:
    80 Calories;
    3 g Protein;
    4 g Fat;
    190 mg Sodium;
    0 mg Cholesterol

Source: NPB

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