Hummus without Chickpeas or Sesame Seeds

Posted on: Sun, 01/07/2007 - 10:10pm
Donni's picture
Joined: 11/06/2000 - 09:00

My son loved hummus as a toddler...which is how we discovered his allergies to both chickpeas and sesame seeds. I, too, love hummus...very, very, very much! Thus, I tweaked recipes & combinations without using chickpeas & sesame seeds until I was satisfied with the taste. I am offering my 3 favorite for your enjoyment.

[b]Easy Hummus[/b]

1 19 oz can Great Northern Beans, drained
1 small hot banana pepper, seeded
1 tsp ground cumin
2 Tbs lemon juice
3 cloves garlic

In a blender or food processor, combine beans, hot pepper, cumin, lemon juice, garlic and 1 tablespoon of the reserved bean liquid. Blend until smooth.


1 19 oz can Great Northern Beans, drained & mashed
2 Tbs fresh basil, chopped
1 Tbs fresh parsley, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp Nature's Seasons (McCormick's)
1/4 tsp lemon pepper
2 Tbs olive oil, (part hot pepper olive oil, if desired)
2 Tbs water, (or lemon juice)

All may be added whole to blender or food processor.

[b]Hummus with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil[/b]

1 19 oz can canned white kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1/2 cup fresh basil, loosely packed
4 Tbs ReaLemon lemon juice from concentrate
2 tsp garlic, minced
1/2 tsp Nature's Seasons (McCormick's)
1 tsp capers
3 oz sun-dried tomato halves in oil

All may be added whole to blender or food processor.

Posted on: Mon, 01/08/2007 - 1:26am
Sandra Y's picture
Joined: 08/22/2000 - 09:00

You could call that Huh-uh-mus. As in, not hummus (but close)!

Posted on: Mon, 01/08/2007 - 2:47am
krasota's picture
Joined: 04/24/2000 - 09:00

I'd just call it bean dip, which is what I call any bean spread that doesn't have chickpeas and tahini.

Posted on: Mon, 01/08/2007 - 12:32pm
Sandra Y's picture
Joined: 08/22/2000 - 09:00

That too.

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