hummus without tahini


This super simple hummus can be whipped up in no time! OK, maybe 5 minutes tops. There’s no sesame tahini here, so it’s safe for folks allergic to sesame. It’s creamy, low fat, and delicious. Eat it with crackers, carrot sticks, or celery sticks. Add it to a salad for an extra protein boost. Spread it in a sandwich. Makes a great healthy snack!

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You can use a can of black beans or cook the dried black beans yourself.

Here are the instructions for How to Cook Dried Beans.

In fact, if you have any other beans in your pantry, I’m sure this recipe would work well with small white beans, cannellini beans, garbanzo beans, or anything else.

Hummus Without Tahini

Sesame Free, Seed Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free. A super simple hummus recipe without tahini that can be whipped up in no time. Safe for folks allergic to sesame.

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Keyword dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, sesame-free, soy-free
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 2 Cups black beans, garbanzo beans, cannellini beans. or small white beans cooked or canned
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon parsley dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Drain and rinse the beans.

  2. Combine all ingredients in food processor and process for 1 minute.

  3. Scrape the sides down and process for another minute or until creamy.

  4. If not creamy enough, add more oil or water, then process again until the perfect consistency.

  5. Add more salt and pepper to taste.

I used our 11 cup food processor to make this. This Cuisinart Food Processor is a newer model of the one we have, as ours is lasting forever. Sixteen years and counting. I’d totally recommend it. I use it to make hummus every week, bread dough, muffin batter, nice cream (frozen bananas blended up into soft serve), oat flour, and lots more. I seriously couldn’t live without this work horse.

hummus without tahini

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Ready to try out this recipe? Let me know how it works out for you in the comments.

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Sesame Free. Hummus without Tahini is creamy and delicious.

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