Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus Recipe - #appetizer #dip #healthy

Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus

A healthy, high protein hummus recipe with just the right amount of heat.
Course Appetizer, Dip, Snack
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Makes 2 cups
Calories 137 kcal
Author Vanessa @


  • 1 1/2 cups of Chickpeas soaked and cooked or rinsed and drained from a can
  • 1/4 of a cup 60 ml Tahini
  • small handful of Cilantro leaves and stems
  • 1/2 of a Jalapeno or more if desired
  • 1 clove of Garlic
  • 1/2 of a teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 of a cup 60 - 125 ml Water (adjust depending on desired thickness)
  • Chopped Fresh Cilantro optional
  • Olive Oil optional


  1. Place all ingredients except the optional ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth, adding more water if needed.
  2. Add jalapeno cilantro hummus to a serving bowl and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro, a drizzle of olive oil and jalapeno slices.
  3. Serve hummus with pita bread, crackers and fresh veggies.
  4. Store hummus in an airtight container and eat within 4 days.