Southwestern Black Bean Hummus

Number of Servings: 12 (42 G)
Prep Time: 10 min.
Black Bean Hummus

Making your own hummus is easy, economical, and fast if you have a food processor or blender. While making hummus from anything but chickpeas and tahinis might not technically be considered acceptable by hummus purists, the end result is delicious. Don’t confine yourself to black beans, either. Pinto or cannellini would also be excellent.

Tip: If you want to avoid dairy, leave the sour cream out and use 2 tablespoons of olive oil instead.


  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame tahini
  • 1 Tbsp. low-fat sour cream
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. minced tomato
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor. Process until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

12 servings per container

Serving Size 42G

Amount per serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 85mg 4%
Potassium 145mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4%
Vitamin D 0%
Vitamin E 0%
Vitamin K 0%
Thiamin 8%
Riboflavin 2%
Niacin 2%
Vitamin B6 2%
Folate 15%
Vitamin B12 0%
Biotin 0%
Chloride 0%
Pantothenate 0%
Phosphorus 6%
Iodine 0%
Magnesium 6%
Zinc 4%
Selenium 2%
Copper 4%
Manganese 8%
Chromium 0%
Molybdenum 35%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Black Beans (black Beans, Water, Salt), Reduced Fat Sour Cream (cultured Pasteurized Grade A Milk And Cream, Contains Less Than 1% Of Pectin, Agar, Vitamin A Palmitate, Enzymes), Lime Juice, Ground Sesame, Garlic, Tomatoes, Cumin, Black Pepper.

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