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Kalamata Olive Hummus

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Kalamata Olive Hummus
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Olives are the perfect ingredient to add to hummus. The flavors of this kalamata olive hummus recipe really compliment each other, making a delicious variation of traditional Middle Eastern hummus.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 can garbanzo beans/chickpeas (15 oz) drained
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin


In a food processor, combine all ingredients and blend into a creamy, smooth dip. If dip is too thick, add 1 tablespoon of water, until desired consistency.

Kalamata olive hummus can be made up to two days in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Kalamata olive hummus can be served hot or cold and with pita bread, pita chips, or veggies.
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 5 out of 5
Kalamata Olive Hummus, Member MissPuggins

We tasted this and needed to add a few extra ingredients to make it a 5 star recipe. The flavors need to meld for at least an hour. We ended up adding 2 cloves of garlic, a small handful of cilantro and more oil and water as it was really thick. But we had so many compliments and everyone at the party gobbled it up!

32 out of 34 people found this helpful.

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