White Bean Hummus

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Servings: 10-12
  • About This Recipe

    “A friends recipe that was served at large gatherings as a spread with pita chips and vegetables. Very different than most spreads you encounter.”


  • 4clovesgarlic
  • 2 (15ounce) cans white kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cupvirgin olive oil
  • 3teaspoonsground cumin
  • 2teaspoonscayenne pepper
  • to tastesalt
  • to tastewhite pepper
  • 4tablespoonsfresh cilantro leaves
  • to tastechopped cilantro( to garnish)
  • Directions

  • Place garlic in the bowl of a food processor* and process until finely minced.
  • Add the kidney beans and lemon juice; process until smooth.
  • Add the olive oil, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, and white pepper; process until smooth.
  • Add the 4 Tablespoons of cilantro and process for 30 seconds with on/off pulses.
  • Transfer to a bowl, cover, and chill overnight (or at least a few hours to allow the flavors to meld).
  • Serve with chips, pita chips, or vegetables.
  • *You may use a blender if you do not have access to a food processor.
  • Reviews

  • “i kinda missed the tahini but it was still very good. the blend and quantity of spices are just right and gives it a wonderful, lively note. between DH and i, this disappeared really fast..TOO fast”