Holly's Hummus

Holly's Hummus

110 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Ready In

    15 m
HMayes
Recipe by  HMayes

“An easy-to-make, light and zesty Mediterranean-flavored hummus. A hit with my friends and family, this is great as an appetizer, side dish, or versatile dip for veggies, pita or chips.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 cups

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Directions

  1. Place garbanzo beans, olives, and garlic into the bowl of a blender or food processor. Pour in olive oil and lemon juice; season with basil, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Cover and puree until smooth. Hummus can be served immediately, or covered, and stored in the refrigerator until ready to use.

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Reviews (110)

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Chris McCoy
88

Chris McCoy

Simple and tasty. Be careful on the seasoning. Between the olives and about 1/2 teaspoon of salt, it had plenty! 1/4 teaspoon might be a good place to start.

CURIALL
68

CURIALL

I think this is really tasty. Be aware that this tastes like an olive hummus, rather than a hummus with a traditional tahini taste, so I consider this more a recipe for a specialty hummus than for a basic hummus. That being said, this was a hit with my family and friends. We enjoyed the rich, Mediterranean olive taste, and I enjoyed snacking on the leftovers at work knowing that it was a relatively low-calorie version of hummus. The olives are cheaper than tahini, too. I think I'll definitely make this again -- for basic snacking, I like that it gives a hummus flavor with less calories. Thanks for the recipe!

ZakLovesJesusChrist
60

ZakLovesJesusChrist

Thanks for the hummus recipe. I altered the recipe by adding two roasted, red pepper strips, cayenne pepper and used green and black olives. I think it is a good base hummus recipe for anyone who likes to add other God-made things to their foods. :)

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 122 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.7 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs
  • 13.3 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 343 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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