Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Great dip to serve with toasted pita wedges, veggies, or chunks of grainy bread. I have friends who prefer this to "real" hummus.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mince garlic in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Add black beans, 2 tablespoons reserved liquid, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, tahini, 1/2 teaspoon cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
  3. Process until smooth, scraping down the sides as needed.
  4. Add additional seasoning and liquid to taste.
  5. Garnish with paprika and chopped black olives.
  6. Serve with toasted pita wedges, veggies (I like baby carrots, especially.), and/or chunks of grainy bread.


Most Helpful

Perfect blend of ingredients. So similar to my regular hummous recipe that I had to take a second glance. The blacks beans offset the garlic and the other spices beautifully. Thanks for sharing your wonderful recipe. CG

COOKGIRl December 31, 2003

This is a great, easy recipe! I especially like the instruction \

CrisLeigh December 06, 2003

this is excellent. i cut back on the cumin and poured a little olive oil on top with a little paprika for color.speaking of color, the hummus was purple, but i teased people and them it was Poi. It did not stop people from finishing it.

mandabears September 09, 2014

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