Basil, ginger and lemon hummus


Another version of hummus for you. Chickpeas are combined with basil, lemon and ginger which make this hummus fresh and slightly spicy.

Basil, ginger and lemon hummus
Preparation time
Waiting time 1h


For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 handful of fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1 piece (about 2 cm) of fresh ginger
  • 2 tsp (or more) tahini
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil to taste

Basil, ginger and lemon hummus Directions

  1. Put drained chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil and chopped fresh ginger in a blender. Blend everything until smooth adding some water if necessary.

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  2. Transfer your hummus into a bowl and add some olive oil for garnish. Adjust with salt and pepper if necessary and serve. Hummus becomes tastier after a few hours when the flavors have blended.

    lot of love. B.

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Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving


Monday, 13 February 2017
I love hummus and this idea is fresh and delicious. My only thought is that it needs way more basil,...
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- Michael Wells

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