Fiesta Hummus

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 garlic clove minced
  • ½ cup yogurt plain, non-fat
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 jalapeno pepper finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped


  • Drain and mash garbanzo beans in blender, food processor or with fork. Add remaining ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth. Chill one hour or overnight. Serve on crackers or tortilla chips. Promptly refrigerate leftovers.


Serve hummus with fresh raw vegetables, on a piece of pita bread or flour tortilla, on any cracker, or as a sandwich filling on toasted bread. Hummus can be added to a salad or even used in place of mayonnaise as a healthy option for sandwiches. Once you have the basic recipe down, experiment with different seasonings like curry or cumin