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Pesto Hummus in a bowl topped with pine nuts, pesto, and basil leaves.
Creamy Pesto Hummus
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

This creamy pesto hummus whips up in minutes and is loaded with flavor! Perfect for dipping veggies or pita bread, piling on a salad, or slathering on a sandwich!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Italian, Middle Eastern
Servings: 6
Calories: 212 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 1 (14 ounce or 400 gram) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • cup vegan basil pesto
  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  1. Place the chickpeas, pesto, tahini, lemon juice, ½ teaspoon of salt and a pinch of black pepper into the bowl of a food processor fitted with an s-blade.

  2. Blend the mixture until smooth and creamy, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  3. Taste-test the hummus and adjust any seasonings to suit your taste.

  4. Serve.

Recipe Notes

This recipe makes about 1 ½ cups of hummus.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Pesto Hummus
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cups)
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 110
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.2g19%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 725mg30%
Potassium 161mg5%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 4.6g18%
Sugar 0.8g1%
Protein 5.6g11%
Calcium 69mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.