Garlic Hummus Pasta

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
SERVES: 8-10


  • 3
    cups water
  • 2
    tablespoons olive oil
  • 10
    ounces uncooked brown rice pasta, spaghetti style
  • 1 12
    cups chopped cooked chicken (optional)
  • 12
    cup grape tomatoes, sliced in half, lengthwise
  • 12
    cup chopped cucumber, leave skin on
  • 1
    (3 7/8 ounce) can of sliced black olives
  • 12
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • hummus, kit
  • From the Hummus Kit You Will Need
  • 1 34
    tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 12
    teaspoons seasoning


  • Soak garbanzo beans for six hours or overnight.
  • Rinse garbanzo beans and place them in the pot with 3 cups of water.
  • Bring to boil for an hour or until fork tender.
  • Drain beans, reserve the cooking water and rinse with cool water, set aside.
  • Place sesame seeds and olive oil in food processor and combine.
  • Add beans and spices and blend until combined.
  • Add Back reserved cooking water until the hummus is as creamy as you like.
  • While cooking beans also cook you pasta according to the package directions.
  • Drain and immediately return to the hot kettle.
  • Stir in one cup of prepared hummus.until pasta is well coated.
  • Gently stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!