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Basil Hummus - Simple Recipes

Basil Hummus

basil hummus

basil hummus

If you like pesto and you’re a fan of hummus, than you’ll love this basil hummus recipe. Makes 2 cups.


  • 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. tahini (sesame paste)
  • 3 tbsp. water
  • pinch of salt (to taste)


  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor.
  2. Blend until it reaches a creamy texture.
  3. Toast some pita and cut into strips for dipping.
  4. You can toast some pine nuts for a little extra topping, optional.


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