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Lemony White Bean Hummus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

This lemony white bean hummus will blow you over! It is super delicious and a wonderful alternative to the more traditional chickpea version. This creamy spread is bursting with protein, minerals, and fiber. It is...


  • 1 (15-ounce) can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil for drizzling
  • ¼ teaspoon Aleppo pepper flakes (optional)
  • Chopped parsley or cilantro for garnish
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Nutrition Facts


158 cals


7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


18 g


1 g


5 g


7 g


217 mg


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, place the cannellini beans, tahini, cumin, lemon juice, and zest. Puree the beans until smooth. Season with salt to taste.
  2. Heap onto a plate and spread out with a knife. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Aleppo pepper if using and parsley. Serve with a selection of veggie sticks or homemade Whole Wheat Pita Chips.

Chef Tips

If you can’t find Aleppo pepper, sprinkle with regular red pepper flakes.

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