Spring Green Hummus


This classic hummus gets a springtime twist with fresh peas and basil. This Spring Green Hummus makes the perfect appetizer or side for your spring or summer gatherings.


Spring Green Hummus

  • Author: Roni Proter
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


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  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup fresh peas, or frozen and thawed
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tahini
  • 1/4 cup tap warm water (may need more to thin the tahini)


  1. In a food processor, add the chickpeas, peas and garlic and pulse to combine.
  2. Add the basil, lemon juice, salt and tahini and pulse again to combine.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly add the water until the mixture becomes very smooth. If the mixture isn’t creamy enough, add a splash of water at a time until you get the consistency of smooth peanut butter.
  4. Taste and add salt if needed. Serve with crunchy vegetables and crackers.

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