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White Bean Hummus

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups or twenty-four 1 tablespoon servings
  • Nutrition Info
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1 lemon

One 15-ounce can white kidney (cannellini) beans, drained and rinsed

2 tablespoons tahini

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

1 clove garlic

Paprika, for sprinkling


  1. From the lemon, grate 1 teaspoon peel and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice. In a food processor with the knife blade attached, combine the lemon peel and juice, beans, tahini, oil, 2 tablespoons water, salt, ground red pepper and garlic. Puree until smooth. Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl. If not serving right away, cover and refrigerate up to 3 days.
  2. To serve, sprinkle the hummus with paprika.