Cucumber Hummus

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  • Published Aug 22nd
  • Ready In1h 10m
  • Servings12
  • Calories68
Light and refreshing appetizer made to eat with crisp veggies and warm pita bread. Serve topped with olives.

Cucumber Hummus Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cucumber Hummus for 12 servings:

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste, or to taste
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 cucumber, coarsely chopped
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch paprika

Cucumber Hummus Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In1h 10m

To cook Cucumber Hummus, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Cucumber Hummus easily:

  1. 1 Place the garlic, tahini paste, lemon juice, and olive oil into a blender or food processor. Blend until the garlic is finely minced, then add the garbanzo beans and chopped cucumber. Puree until smooth, then season to taste with salt and black pepper; blend to mix. Pour into a serving dish, and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to allow the flavors to blend. Sprinkle with paprika before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 68 calories; 3.4 grams of fat; 8.6 grams of carbohydrates; 2.3 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 76 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jul 23rd 2011

    BLAHHHH! For those of you ladies who said you made this hummus for your first hummus are really missing out on a good hummus. I made it exactly as stated and it was flavorless. I added some ...

  2. Apr 15th 2011

    I thought this was very good. I served it with the pita chip recipe from this site.

  3. Feb 6th 2011

    recommend roasting the garlic first, otherwise the garlic taste is really strong....great recipe though

  4. Feb 1st 2011

    Wonderful!! The best hummus I ever tasted.

  5. Jan 7th 2011

    Yummy! I didn't have the tahini paste so I used 1 Tbsp sesame seed oil and about 1/3 c. sunflower seeds in place of the tahini paste. I used it as a spread on our sandwiches at lunch--that ...

  6. Dec 27th 2010

    Was GREAT everyone loved it! I added 3 limes and Himalaya Pink Salt!

  7. Dec 4th 2010

    This was my first attempt at hummus and this recipe is easy, delicious and incredibly healthy. I also made the pita chips from this site. Definitely will make again. Thanks for sharing!

  8. Dec 3rd 2010

    This hummus is quit enjoyable. The taste of cucumber add a different twist. It is the first time I have made hummus and did stick to the recipe. The only negitive is that it is a bit thin ...

  9. Nov 29th 2010

    I found this really good! I LOVE hummus & eat it all the time. I always use cucumbers to sip into the hummus, but never thoughts about adding them to the dip itself! The only thing I did ...