Toasted Sesame and White Bean Hummus
Recipe Type: Appetizer
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Serves: 6-8
  • 2 cups dried white beans
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, toasted
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice ( about 2 lemons)
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • salt
  1. Soak the beans overnight.
  2. Drain the beans and simmer in water for 45 minutes to an hour.
  3. Strain and let cool for 10 minutes.
  4. In a food processor mix the cooked beans, olive oil, sesame seeds, cumin seeds, lemon juice, hot sauce and garlic cloves. Whiz until smooth and thick.
  5. Add more oil if too thick. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Serve with flatbreads or crackers.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at