Red Tuscan Hummus

Red Tuscan Hummus

Published March 14, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 18
Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 0 min


The creaminess of tahini and garbanzo beans balances nicely with the tanginess of the red pepper in this versatile dip. Spread it on sandwhiches in place of mayonnaise, compliment carrots and celery sticks, or scoop it up with pita wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 11/2 tablespoons
Calories per serving: 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.2g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Protein 4.0g 6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 19oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup jarred red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

Step by Step:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.
  2. Spoon dip into a shallow bowl and serve with pita wedges