Black Bean and Chickpea Hummus

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Black Bean and Chickpea Hummus
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 18, 2023

This black bean and chickpea hummus recipe is a tasty and nutritious twist on the classic hummus. It combines the creaminess of chickpeas with the rich flavor of black beans to create a dip that is perfect for parties or as a healthy snack. The hummus is made with fresh ingredients and can be easily customized to suit your taste. Serve it with pita bread, crackers, or fresh vegetables for a delicious and satisfying treat.

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Directions

  1. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, black beans, garlic, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Process until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides as needed.
  3. Taste and adjust seasonings if needed.
  4. Transfer the hummus to a serving dish and garnish with fresh parsley.
  5. Serve with pita bread, crackers, or fresh vegetables.

Interesting Facts

  • Black beans are high in fiber and protein, making this hummus a nutritious choice.
  • Chickpeas are a good source of iron and folate, which are important for healthy blood and energy production.
  • Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern dip or spread that has gained popularity worldwide for its delicious taste and health benefits.