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Jalapeno Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a delicious appetizer or sandwich spread. This recipe has jalapenos for a little kick and lemon for a refreshing flavor. Roasted pine nuts are added for additional crunch.

Prep: 5 minutes | Yield: 1-1/2 cups



  • 1 (16-ounce) can Garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons of tahini*
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of pine nuts, roasted**


  1. Add all the drained and rinsed garbanzo bean, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and jalapeno to a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  2. Taste hummus and add more salt and pepper as needed. Stir in roasted pine nut.  Store in air tight container in refrigerator.

*Try our Homemade Tahini Recipe and serve jalapeno hummus on Jimmy’s Persian Inspired Sandwiches.

**To roast pine nuts, simply add pine nuts to a small dry skillet over medium heat and stir a couple minutes until golden brown.

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