Saturday, August 13, 2011

Black Bean Hummus


  • garlic clove, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini (roasted sesame seed paste)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • small jalapeño pepper, chopped (about 2 tablespoons)
  • Dash of crushed red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • (6-ounce) bag pita chips (such as Stacy's Simply Naked)


  • 1. Place garlic in a food processor; process until finely chopped. Add lemon juice, tahini, cumin, salt, black beans, jalapeño pepper, and crushed red pepper; process until smooth. Spoon bean mixture into a medium bowl, and drizzle with extra-virgin olive oil. Sprinkle with ground red pepper. Serve with pita chips.


Catherine said...

Dear Gina,

Black bean dip doesn't get enough attention! I love that you put the jalapeño!
I want to let you know that I have tagged you in my latest post! Come by and check it out!
Blessings, Catherine xo

Gina Alfani said...

Jalapeno is great with almost anything . . . in my opinion!

Thanks for the tag Catherine . . . be looking out for the post with a twist :)

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