Tomato-Pesto Hummus

So-easy-to-make homemade hummus. The kids love it, and it’s healthy, too. Serve with veggies, pretzels, or whole-grain chips.

Original recipe makes 6 servings


1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/3 cup tahini
1/4 cup tomato paste
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • PREP

    10 mins


    10 mins


  1. Blend chickpeas, water, lime juice, garlic, and kosher salt in a food processor until the chickpeas are broken up, about 20 seconds. Add tahini, tomato paste, basil, and Parmesan cheese; blend again while streaming olive oil into the mixture until smooth, about 20 seconds more.


Calories: 234 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16.2 g
Cholesterol: < 1 mg
Fat: 17.3 g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Protein: 5.5 g
Sodium: 574 mg