Spicy Jalapeno Hummus


Healthy hummus recipe that is so easy to make, you won't ever have to buy store-made hummus again. Adjust the spices to your taste!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and liquid reserved

  • 8 slices jarred jalapeno peppers, diced

  • 1 tablespoon juice from jarred jalapeno peppers

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon tahini

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 pinch paprika, or to taste (Optional)


  1. Blend garbanzo beans, jalapeno peppers, juice from jalapeno peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, and garlic in a blender or food processor until smooth; add reserved garbanzo bean liquid and blend to reach desired consistency. Add cayenne pepper, cumin, oregano, black pepper, and paprika; blend until smooth.

  2. Chill hummus until flavors blend, about 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

194 Calories
7g Fat
28g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 194
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 468mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 266mg 6%

* 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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