Basil and Pesto Hummus


This deliciously sweet hummus is bursting with basil and an all-around pesto body. it's so good, you could eat this by itself with a spoon, although spreading it on crackers of any kind will do.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
10 ounces


  • 1 (16 ounce) garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed

  • ½ cup basil leaves

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon balsamic vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine the garbanzo beans, basil, and garlic in a food processor; pulse several times. Use a spatula to push mixture from sides of processor bowl. Pulse the mixture again while drizzling in the olive oil. Add the vinegar and soy sauce; pulse until combined. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

134 Calories
4g Fat
21g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 134
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 302mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 173mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.