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:

181 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 98g 151%
  • Carbs 115g 38%
  • Saturated 12g 60%
  • Fiber 34g 135%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 18g
  • Monounsaturated 53g
  • Polyunsaturated 26g
  • Protein 41g 82%
  • Sodium 1,118mg 47%
  • Calcium 475mg 47%
  • Magnesium 176mg 44%
  • Potassium 886mg 25%
  • Iron 11mg 59%
  • Zinc 6mg 37%
  • Phosphorus 815mg 116%
  • Vitamin A 7µg 1%
  • Vitamin C 14mg 23%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 58%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 21%
  • Niacin (B3) 4mg 20%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 36%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 268µg 67%
  • Vitamin E 10mg 49%
  • Vitamin K 54µg 67%
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