How To Make Olive Hummus

By Danielle Nieman


Garbanzo Beans, 15 oz – Garlic, 2 cloves. – Kalamata Olives, 3/4 cup – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tbsp.  – Lemon Juice, 1 tbsp – Cumin, 1 tsp – Chili Powder, 1 tsp. – Ground Coriander, 1 tsp – Tahini, 2 tbsp – Sea Salt & Pepper


Food ProcessorMeasuring Spoons and CupsShallow Serving Bowl – Large Basting SpoonColander Bowl

Step 1:

Drain the canned garbanzo beans and the kalamata olives using a colander bowl.

Step 2:

Add the garbanzo beans, olives, spices, one tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and tahini to a food processor.Blend the ingredients into a smooth paste. Add sea salt and ground black pepper to taste.

Step 3:

Transfer the dip to a shallow serving bowl. Drizzle 1 tbsp of olive oil on top and garnish the hummus with kalamata olives.

Olive Hummus Tips:

Prepare this dip one hour before serving for more intense flavor. If you’d like the hummus to be fluffier, add a teaspoon or two of water and mix.