Sun-Dried Tomato-Basil Hummus

Sun-Dried Tomato-Basil Hummus
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Prep Time:
10 minutes
Approximately 2 cups (serves 8)
Recipe Source:
The Taste for Life test kitchen.


  • 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped 
  • 14 c tahini (sesame seed paste) 
  • 13 c lemon juice 
  • 4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided 
  • 2 Tbsp water 
  • 14 c chopped fresh basil 
  • 14 c chopped sun-dried tomatoes (soak in boiling water for 10 minutes and then drain)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a food processor or high-speed blender, add chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of the oil, and the water. Blend until creamy. 
  2. Transfer mixture to a bowl. Stir in basil and chopped and drained tomatoes. 
  3. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer hummus to a serving bowl. 
  4. Drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons of the oil. Serve with gluten-free crackers, baked tortilla chips, and sliced raw vegetables.

Nutrition Info

Per serving (serves 8): 180 Calories, 4 g Protein, 15 g Carbohydrates, 3 g Fiber, 12 g Total fat (2 g sat, 7 g mono, 3 g poly), 196 mg Sodium, Vitamin B6, C, Folate, Manganese, Phosphorus