Black Bean Hummus | 5 Minutes | Easy
This black bean hummus is a fabulous alternative to standard hummus. Serve with vegetable sticks or seedy crackers and it makes the perfect snack in the afternoon or on a nibbles platter to serve for guests. Black beans are a great source of protein and fibre so a great addition to your diet in any way, shape or form.
Author: Wick Nixon
Serves: 1½ cups
- 400gm can black beans, rinsed & drained, or 1 ½ c freshly cooked
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed
- 2 T tahini paste (ground up sesame seeds)
- 2 T water
- 2 T fresh lime juice
- 1 T olive oil
- 1 ½ t cumin powder
- ¼ t salt
- ½ c fresh coriander
- splash of apple cider vinegar, optional
- chilli flakes, optional
- ½ c spring onion, finely chopped
- To make the black bean hummus, mix all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add a splash of apple cider vinegar at the end if you require a bit more tang, and some chilli flakes if desired.
- Spoon into a bowl, garnish with some finely chopped spring onions and serve with toasted pita crisps, carrot sticks or seedy crackers for the perfect afternoon snack or add it to a nibbles platter when you have guests. Will last in the fridge for up to a week.
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