Chickpea Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Hummus

Sharon Palmer

This classic chickpea sun-dried tomato basil hummus, stars nutrient-rich chickpeas, along with a few key ingredients—lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and basil—to whip up the freshest hummus ever! Hummus is a staple in my healthy, plant-based kitchen. Providing a rich, tasty source of plant protein, this gluten-free, vegan hummus offers unlimited versatility: Use it as an appetizer dip with whole grain pita bread and vegetables, spread it on sandwiches, and place a healthy scoop over salads and grains.

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Chickpea Sun-Dried Tomato Basil Hummus


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 14 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This classic chickpea sun-dried tomato basil hummus, stars nutrient-rich chickpeas, along with a few key ingredients—lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and basil—to whip up the freshest hummus ever!


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Ingredients

Garnish (optional):

  • ½ cup chickpeas
  • Drizzle olive oil
  • Fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Drain the chickpeas, reserving the liquid. Put the beans into a blender or food processor.
  2. Add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini, black pepper, and olive oil, as well as about half of the reserved bean liquid.
  3. Puree the bean mixture, adding additional bean liquid as necessary to produce a smooth, very thick, creamy dip.
  4. Remove from blender or food processor and transfer to a bowl.
  5. Season with salt, if desired. Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and basil.
  6. Garnish (optional) with additional chickpeas, a drizzle of olive oil and fresh basil leaves.

  • Category: Dip
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 103
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 140 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 4 g

Keywords: best hummus recipe, tomato basil hummus, vegan hummus recipe

For more plant-based hummus recipes, check out some of my favorites:

Beet White Bean Hummus
Tomato Pesto Hummus
Green Pea Hummus

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