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Hummus with Sesame Oil

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (12 Reviews)


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Hummus with sesame oil is regular hummus without the use of tahini. Some people find tahini to have too much of a strong flavor. Sesame oil is the perfect substitute for hummus without tahini.


  • 1 can chickpeas or garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed and towel dried
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons warm water


In a food processor, blend chickpeas, lemon juice, and olive oil. Add garlic and spices, then sesame oil and water and blend to a smooth paste. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water if mixture is too dry.

Serve warm or at room temperature with fresh veggies or pita bread for dipping.
User Reviews

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 4 out of 5
Surprisingly good!, Member ashleyniccole1990

The only thing I would change is the amount of sesame oil and lemon juice. Decrease both by 1 tbsp, taste, and add more if you want (you can always add more, but not remove.) I also had to use a hand blender because I don't have a food processor which worked out great. Also, my 14 month old daughter really liked it.

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