Black Bean Hummus with Tahini recipe

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1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
¼ cup tahini paste
¼ cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon olive oil, for drizzling

Nutrition Info

57 calories
carbohydrate: 2.1 g
cholesterol: 0.4 mg
fat: 5.1 g
fiber: 0.6 g
protein: 1.4 g
saturatedFat: 0.8 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 243.9 mg
sugar: 0.5 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Combine the black beans, tahini, yogurt, garlic, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and salt in the bowl of a blender or food processor, blend until smooth. Chill 1 hour before serving. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon olive oil to garnish.

Recipe Yield

2 1/2 cups

Recipe Note

I made this as a quick fix when I realized I had no garbanzo beans in the pantry! It is a creamier variation on traditional Middle Eastern hummus using black beans instead of garbanzo beans. Serve with bread or tortilla chips.

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