Quick Black Bean Hummus


Black beans make a delicious and healthy alternative to the usual garbanzo beans in hummus. This recipe is a crowd-pleaser and a nice staple at any gathering. Your vegetarian friends and family will thank you! If you have any roasted veggies on hand those also make a great addition blended in to the hummus!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
20 servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon tahini

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or to taste


  1. Blend black beans, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin, salt, and black pepper together in a blender. Pour olive oil into blender in a steady stream until desired consistency is reached.

Cook's Notes:

You can substitute 2 teaspoons crushed garlic for the fresh garlic, if desired.

You can reserve and use some of the bean liquid mixed with the olive oil to cut down on fat content, if desired.

This will keep in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

53 Calories
2g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 53
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 18mg 1%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 138mg 3%

* 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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