Spicy and flavorful cilantro jalapeno hummus

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Spicy and flavorful cilantro jalapeno hummus
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 16, 2024

This recipe takes traditional hummus to the next level by adding fresh cilantro and spicy jalapenos for a unique and vibrant flavor. Perfect for dipping veggies or spreading on sandwiches, this hummus is sure to be a hit at your next gathering.


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a food processor, combine chickpeas, cilantro, jalapeno, garlic, tahini, and lemon juice. Pulse until smooth.
  2. While the processor is running, slowly drizzle in olive oil until the hummus reaches your desired consistency.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, then transfer to a serving bowl.
  4. Serve with pita chips, carrot sticks, or your favorite dippers.

Interesting Facts

  • Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern dish made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon, and garlic.
  • Adding fresh cilantro and jalapeno gives this hummus a spicy and zesty twist.
  • Hummus is a great source of plant-based protein and fiber.