Gourmet Black Bean Hummus Recipe

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Why stop at chickpeas? There are no rules when making hummus. Mouth tingling and easy to prepare you will never get bored snacking on this yummy dip. With earthy black beans combined with pungent cilantro and fresh lime juice this healthy snack is outstanding

There are many dip recipes, but this one is healthier than most. Black beans and chickpeas are rich in protein and fiber, and cilantro is known to be effective for heavy metal cleansing. With added tahini known to aid liver detoxification and garlic and fresh lime juice rich in antioxidants, this black bean hummus dip is a winner

Looking for healthy gluten free snack? Try this gourmet black bean hummus. In this recipe, the selection of ingredients outshines a basic hummus dip. Serve with gluten free non-GMO corn chips or fresh veggies. At parties, dips are always a big hit. This recipe is a keeper!


  • 1 ½ cups cooked black beans (if using canned rinse and drain)
  • 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (if using canned rinse and drain)
  • 1 large tomato, quartered
  • ½ cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. sea salt or to taste
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Garnish ideas; extra virgin olive oil, parsley, cilantro, black beans, chick peas, paprika or finely chopped red onion
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  • Add all the ingredients into the food processor in the same order as listed
  • Process until creamy or desired consistency. A little grainy texture makes this dip more interesting
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and add your choice of garnish
  • Note: this dip will keep up to 7 days when refrigerated
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