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, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 11g 16%
  • Carbs 15g 5%
  • Saturated 1g 7%
  • Fiber 4g 17%
  • Sugars 2g
  • Monounsaturated 5g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 5g 10%
  • Sodium 140mg 6%
  • Calcium 60mg 6%
  • Magnesium 22mg 6%
  • Potassium 115mg 3%
  • Iron 1mg 7%
  • Zinc 1mg 5%
  • Phosphorus 102mg 15%
  • Vitamin A 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin C 3mg 6%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 7%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 3%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 5%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 34µg 8%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 5%
  • Vitamin K 6µg 7%
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