Fava Bean Hummus with Tahini

If you need extra liquid to help purée the fava beans, you may add olive oil or a splash of vegetable broth, but donʼt overdo it. The hummus should be thick, not runny. Serve this with toasted pita pieces or bagel chips or with fresh vegetables for dunking.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) fava beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini paste
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Put the beans, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, salt, and pepper into a food processor or blender and purée.
  • Spoon the mixture into a bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Chill until serving time.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) fava beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini paste
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  • Put the beans, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, salt, and pepper into a food processor or blender and purée.
  • Spoon the mixture into a bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Chill until serving time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate9g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars1g
Protein5g