Toasted Black Sesame Seed Hummus

Toasted Black Sesame Seed Hummus

Total Time: 00h 15m
Hands-on Time: 00h 15m
Makes: 1 serving

A classic homemade hummus recipe with a toasty twist. Begin with all the traditional ingredients of chickpeas, fresh garlic and tahini for a savory base, then top with coriander, cumin and crisp black sesame seeds for some extra flare and flavor.
Makes 2 1/2 cups.

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  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 3/4 cup tahini
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons water, divided
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Simply Organic® Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic® Coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic® Cumin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Simply Organic® Black Sesame Seed
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pita bread or gluten-free alternative, for serving


  1. In a food processor, combine chickpeas and garlic. Pulse until roughly chopped.
  2. Add tahini, salt, ¼ cup water and lemon juice and process for about 30 seconds, until smooth.
  3. Add remaining 2 tablespoons water slowly and process until desired consistency is achieved. Taste and season with additional salt and/or pepper if desired.
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and top with coriander, cumin, black sesame seeds and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 1 week.