Spicy Sesame Hummus

Spicy Sesame Hummus


  •   One 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and liquid reserved
  • 1 Tablespoon  sesame chile oil
  • 3 Tablespoons  olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons  lemon juice
  • cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 Cup  tahini
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  •   Cut vegetables or pita bread, for serving

A Middle Eastern dip with an Asian flair that’s perfect to bring to potlucks. The hot chile oil adds a subtle spice and lemon juice brings a citrus tang to this zesty hummus.

This recipe comes to us from Lindsay of Cook. Vegan. Lover.

See all hummus recipes.


Place the chickpeas, sesame chile oil, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and tahini together in the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth. Add ¼-1/3 cup of the reserved chickpea liquid until the hummus has reached the desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and serve with cut up veggies or pita bread.


Calories per serving:

166 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 84g 130%
  • Carbs 116g 39%
  • Saturated 11g 55%
  • Fiber 34g 136%
  • Sugars 19g
  • Monounsaturated 44g
  • Polyunsaturated 22g
  • Protein 41g 82%
  • Sodium 1,119mg 47%
  • Calcium 476mg 48%
  • Magnesium 178mg 45%
  • Potassium 917mg 26%
  • Iron 11mg 59%
  • Zinc 6mg 37%
  • Phosphorus 819mg 117%
  • Vitamin A 11µg 1%
  • Vitamin C 28mg 46%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 58%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 22%
  • Niacin (B3) 4mg 20%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 38%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 271µg 68%
  • Vitamin E 7mg 37%
  • Vitamin K 45µg 57%
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