Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I know, I know! There are 183 hummus recipes! But none have peanut butter in them. I got this from a nutritionist who's (now grown) children would only eat hummus if she used peanut butter instead of tahini. I like it this way rather than the tahini way. Try it. You'll be pleasantly surprised! I put the olive oil right in the blender instead of drizzling on afterwards. Then I eat it with Kashi TLC crackers right out of the container.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the garbanzo beans, peanut butter, lemon juice and salt and garlic in a blender or food processor.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl.
  4. Drizzle olive oil over the mixture and sprinkle with paprika and parsley.


Most Helpful

Wow! This was my first time making hummus and I was specifically looking for a recipe that I actually had the ingredients in my kitchen. The only thing I didn't have was fresh parsley and I didn't have quite enough olive oil but this was still fabulous. Because I love spicy food and was craving some heat... I doubled the garlic and added a few jalepenos. It was awesome!! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Being a family on a tight budget this is definately a keeper and is a new favorite! :-)

~*Shannanigans*~ September 29, 2008

What a great, easy way to make hummus. I made it this morning for today's lunches and just finished trying some. I'll never buy hummus again. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

Dreamer in Ontario March 25, 2008

All the tahini I found tasted like dirt, so my wife and I were happy to hear it was possible to use peanut butter instead. There is a noticeable peanut butter taste for a few hours but as the hummus settles it goes away. While I thought this recipe was both good and simple I still messed around with it. I took out the olive oil and parsley and added some jalapenos near the end, just to break them up a little. I also threw in a little bit of yogurt to give it an even creamier texture. I served the hummus with some greek-style pitas I'd made the night before. Yum.

Rabidpotatochip January 08, 2008

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