Joe's Hummus with Pine Nuts


Simple but great hummus recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • ¼ cup pine nuts

  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained with 1/4 cup of the liquid reserved

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • ¼ cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 ¼ teaspoons ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • 2 pinches salt

  • ½ teaspoon crushed peppercorns


  1. Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Toast pine nuts in skillet, stirring frequently, until fragrant and beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Blend chickpeas, reserved liquid, lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, tahini, garlic, cumin, paprika, salt, and crushed peppercorns in a food processor until smooth. Stir toasted pine nuts into the puree. Drizzle olive oil over the hummus.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

206 Calories
15g Fat
15g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 206
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 7mg 37%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 174mg 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.

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