1. Food
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

White Bean Hummus Recipe


white bean hummus - vegan
Use white beans (great northern beans) for a variation on the usual chickpea (garbanzo bean) hummus recipes. This is a simple bean dip recipe with garlic and fresh parsley, if you're bored of regular hummus. Try it as a sandwich spread or as a dip for pita, toast points or veggies.

White bean hummus recipe courtesy of Bush's® Beans.


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/8 cup garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
  • 2 15.8 ounce cans Great Northern Beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper


In saucepan, combine oil and garlic over medium heat until garlic is lightly browned. Let cool slightly and strain, reserving both oil and garlic.

Place Great Northern Beans in food processor and add toasted garlic, lemon juice, cumin and parsley. Process until smooth. Carefully pour in reserved oil while machine is running.

Season with salt, white pepper and cayenne. Serve cool with pita bread, bagel chips or tortilla chips.

Like this white bean hummus recipe? Try even more homemade hummus recipes here.

  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Vegetarian Food
  4. Sauces, Dips & Spreads
  5. Hummus Recipes
  6. Vegan White Bean Hummus Recipe

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.