Smoky Chipotle Hummus

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  • Published Dec 29th
  • Ready In15m
  • Servings20
  • Calories90
Don't spend your good money on tiny containers of store-bought hummus! Make your own! This recipe is a fun twist on traditional hummus recipes. The chipotle pepper and cumin lend a bit of heat and smokiness, while the cilantro brightens the flavor. Perfect for entertaining a crowd! Serve with pita chips and fresh vegetables.

Smoky Chipotle Hummus Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Smoky Chipotle Hummus for 20 servings:

  • 2 (15.5 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame-seed paste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained
  • 6 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper to taste

Smoky Chipotle Hummus Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook-
  • Ready In15m

To cook Smoky Chipotle Hummus, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Smoky Chipotle Hummus easily:

  1. 1 Place the garbanzo beans, water, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, chipotle pepper, garlic, and cumin in the bowl of a food processor; blend until smooth. Add the red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Pulse the mixture until the ingredients are coarsely chopped into the hummus base. Transfer to a serving bowl, cover, and chill until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 90 calories; 3.7 grams of fat; 11.9 grams of carbohydrates; 2.9 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 235 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jun 24th 2009

    Yum! Made it for a party and served it with carrots, celery and wheat crackers. Later I ate some leftovers with tortilla chips and it was really yummy too. The one chipotle pepper in the r ...

  2. May 7th 2009

    I made this for the first time last night to serve at an after-work party tonight. As other posters have noted, it tasted a little bland with just one pepper, so I threw in a total of three ...

  3. Jan 8th 2009

    This is a great recipe exactly as it is! I like things spicy so I threw in another chipotle pepper. Yummy! Thanks for sharing :-)

  4. This recipe is excellent! Beware of the: 1 canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauceThat's 1 pepper, not 2 ... not a can. I placed 2 of those bad boys in 1/2 batch size. Hot, Hot, Hot - ...

  5. May 19th 2008

    This hummus was delicious. Very flavorful with a hint of spicy - not overwhelming. I used the ingredients as listed - except no tahini as my store does not sell it.The only change I made ...

  6. Apr 14th 2008

    Oooooh my! This is soooooo good! I made a couple of alterations- Instead of 1/2 cup water, I used water and a splash of the juice from the bottle of red peppers as well as a healthy dose of ...

  7. Jan 26th 2008

    My husband gave me an empty container and said he will never eat it again..... yeah right! He didn't like hummus until today and now he loves it!!! Awesome recipe. Just the right amount of k ...

  8. Dec 15th 2007

    Very good recipe, don't make the same newbie mistake I made. I was running back and forth from the kitchen to the computer to read the recipe. In brief glancing, I read it as "1 can chipotl ...

  9. Jul 2nd 2007

    I have never reviewed a recipe before but I had to for this one. This dip is delicous! My new favorite. It is a battle letting it marry in the fridge for a whole hour. The only things I did ...