Tomato Basil Hummus
Prep time: 10 mins
Total time: 10 mins
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (14oz)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp tahini (or ground toasted sesame seeds)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped basil leaves
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • Pinch of salt
  1. Add the garlic, olive oil, salt and tahini to a food processor or Magic Bullet with the flat blade attachment and grind up until creamy.
  2. Note: you can substitute toasted sesame seeds for tahini.
  3. Add garbanzo beans, lemon juice, basil, tomato and paprika and continue to mix until everything is well blended and creamy (about 5 minutes).
  4. Serve chilled with vegetables or chips.
Makes 1 cup
    Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at