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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.5
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 174.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 4.2 g

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Spicy Hummus Dip

Submitted by: TWICEAGAIN


A healthy option for those of us who have put aside the Chip Dip! A healthy option for those of us who have put aside the Chip Dip!
Number of Servings: 10


    1 19 oz can Chickpeas, drained & rinsed
    Juice of 1 lemon
    Pulp of 1 whole Garlic bulb, roasted
    1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 tsp ground Cumin
    1 tsp Paprika
    1/2 tsp Curry powder
    4 tbsp chopped fresh Cilantro
    1/3 cup Tahini
    2 tbsp Olive Oil


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Keeping skin on garlic bulb, carefully cut the top of the bulb in order to expose all of the individual cloves.

Place on tin foil and drizzel with 1/4 tsp of the Olive Oil. Wrap bulb up like a Hershey's Kiss and roast in oven for 30 min.

Meanwhile, drain and rinse Chickpeas well. Place in Cuisinart along with remaining ingredients. Once garlic has finished roasting, squeeze pulp in with other ingredients and whiz until well blended.

Feel free to add or reduce the amount of garlic and omit the cayenne pepper in order to personalize this recipe if you'd like

Serving size is 1/4 cup.
Goes great with whole wheat flat bread and raw veggies!

Makes 10 servings.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JILLIANWILLIAN.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I added a bit more spice and garlic as the bread we are using is very bland, very good! - 4/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    All I can say is OMG!!!! This stuff is fantastic! I used to not like hummus (I always bought it in the store, you know)....well I just made this and I think I died and went to heaven! - 9/15/07

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  • So good! I don't buy tahini, so I used natural peanut butter, and used garlic powder instead of roasted garlic. It is delicious with fresh veggies. I will definitely make this again. - 3/10/13

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  • This was delicious! I used 1/4 cup of lemon juice; 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper; one garlic clove and some garlic powder and I left out the cilantro. I blended the ingredients with my hand blender and it came out very smooth. I sprinkled paprika and olive oil on top when it was done. Very good and easy! - 4/23/11

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  • Very spicy indeed. Going to use a little less cayenne next time. Great flavor. - 4/17/11

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  • Very good. Added a dash of hot sauce to zip it up and that did the trick. Thanks, i will make it again. - 1/16/11

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  • This has become my 'go to' recipe for hummus! I love the mix of flavors - the garlic, the lemon, the spices all mix perfectly! When I don't have real garlic, I just add some garlic powder and it's still great! Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe! - 10/30/10

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  • The best hummus I've ever had. There are just LAYERS of flavors when I taste it. Making it for friends now! Thanks- - 3/4/10

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  • This recipe does not say what size garlic to use. I made it with elephant garlic which is too much so I added more chic peas and it is fine now. It's very tasty. - 12/19/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Recipe sounds easy to prepare. - 9/10/09

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  • I really love humus but it is pricey. This is a great recipe. I added a tiny bit of chipotle peppers. - 4/21/09

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  • great recipe, love the cilantro - 3/20/09

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  • sounds great, can't wait to taste. I am finding a new love for hummus but cannot afford the store ready kind. - 3/6/09

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  • I've been wanting a hummus recipe. This looks awesome! Can't wait to try it. - 2/22/09

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  • I just made this dip...FABULOUS!! I absolutly LOVE it! I will be making this all the time! And the fact that it is healthy is an added bonus. Yummy!!! - 1/26/09

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  • I was in search for a dip that will be healthy enough for me to eat on SuperBowl Sunday while the rest of my family will be gorging on the store brand stuff. I tried it and I love it. This is a great dish. lol. - 1/24/09

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  • Really nice flavour. - 1/18/09

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  • I really liked this recipe. I couldn't find Tahini locally so I blended a little sesame oil in to add a some sesame flavor. Turned out great. - 2/12/08

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  • Great hummus. I've never made homemade before, well worth it. - 1/30/08

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  • very good - 4/17/07

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  • I make hummus almost exactly the same way (hate raw garlic) but I also fire-roast red peppers and add that in for a little variety! Delicious and adds nice color. - 3/21/07

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  • Tasted really nice. Quite hot but healthy - 3/17/07

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  • Great dip! - 3/17/07

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  • Delicious! - 3/17/07

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  • Nice and ethnic tasting... :) Feels like I'm in the middle east again! lol - 3/16/07

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