Black Bean and Garbanzo Hummus

Black Bean and Garbanzo Hummus

Hummus with a twist of black beans! The creaminess of the tahini added to delicious black and garbanzo beans will surely be an afternoon delight at your house. This black bean and garbanzo hummus recipe is unique and delicious.


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Preparation Time15 min


  • 2 cans (15-ounce) garbanzo beans
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (15-ounce) black beans, rinsed and drained well
  • 1 pinch cayenne powder
  • Pita bread, cut into triangles


  1. Drain garbanzo beans, reserving 1/2 cup of the liquid. Rinse garbanzo beans; drain well.
  2. Combine garbanzo beans, tahini, lime juice and garlic in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
  3. Add black beans and process just until beans are coarsely chopped.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl. Stir in enough reserved liquid from the garbanzo beans to thin the mixture to the consistency of thick mayonnaise.
  5. Add cayenne pepper. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve with pita bread. Makes 4 cups.

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