Lemon & Garlic Black Bean Hummus

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A simple lemon and garlic hummus recipe made with black bean instead of chickpeas.


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  • 1.5 cups (400g) cooked black beans (or one 15 oz can, drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) Tahini
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil
  • Juice from 1/2 medium-sized standard lemon, or 1 Meyer lemon (my favorite!)
  • 2 large cloves crushed garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Optional: 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Optional: 3 sprigs Italian Parsley


  1. Add all ingredients to a food processor.
  2. Blend on high until well-mixed and creamy.
  3. Enjoy!


If you do not have a food processor, you can mash the ingredients together with a fork. In this case, omit the garlic or make sure the garlic is crushed well.

Keywords: hummus recipe, garlic hummus