Homemade Sesame Seed Hummus

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 0 min 8
Homemade Sesame Seed Hummus
Health Highlights


1/2 cup Sesame seeds
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
2 clove(s) Garlic
2 cup Chickpeas, canned, drained
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1 tsp Honey (optional)
1 tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp Paprika


  1. Place the sesame seeds and olive oil in the bowl of a food processor and pulse until smooth paste forms, adding a little more olive oil if needed.
  2. Add the garlic and pulse until evenly chopped.
  3. Add the chickpeas, lemon juice, honey, and salt. Process until desired consistency, adding more olive oil (or water) as needed. Taste to adjust for salt.
  4. Transfer to a serving bowl, drizzle with more olive oil and sprinkle with paprika.
  5. Serve with pita bread and vegetables for dipping or use in sandwiches and wraps.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 198
Calories from fat 116
Calories from saturated fat 15.3
Total Fat 12.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 445 mg
Potassium 131 mg
Total Carbohydrate 17.0 g
Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
Sugars 3.3 g
Protein 5.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 0.5

Energy sources