Spicy Sesame Hummus


Spicy Sesame Hummus

A Middle Eastern dip with an Asian flair that’s perfect to bring to potlucks. The hot chili oil adds a subtle spice and lemon juice brings a citrus tang to this zesty hummus.

This recipe comes to us from Lindsay of Cook. Vegan. Lover.

Serves 8

  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and liquid reserved
  • 1 tablespoon sesame chili oil
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Place chickpeas, sesame chili oil, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and tahini together and blend until smooth.

Add 1/4-1/3 cup of the reserved chickpea liquid until the hummus has reached its desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve with cut up veggies or pita bread.

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Nutrition Information

Spicy Sesame Hummus

Servings per Recipe: 8

Amount per Serving

Calories:  168

Calories from Fat:  83

Total Fat:  11g

Saturated Fat:  1.5g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  164mg

Potassium:  131mg

Carbohydrates:  14.7g

Dietary Fiber:  3.1g

Protein:  4.1g

Sugars:  0.1g

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