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Small Batch Black Bean Hummus in a cup
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Small Batch Black Bean Hummus

Quick and easy homemade Black Bean Hummus made with canned, rinsed and drained black beans. This small batch hummus recipe is made with just a few ingredients and is a delicious alternative to traditional chickpea hummus. Enjoy with raw vegetables, crackers or tortilla chips or spread on sandwiches. No tahini needed!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Appetizer
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: hummus
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 153kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • food processor or blender


  • 1 15-ounce can black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper


  • Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.
    black beans being blended in blender
  • Transfer to a bowl and enjoy with crackers, chips, raw vegetables or spread on sandwiches. 
    Black Bean Hummus being scooped from bowl with carrot slice



Expert Tips
  • For a spicy black bean hummus, add cayenne pepper to the food processor or blender when blending the ingredients. Start with a pinch and add more as desired.
  • Serve hummus with sliced carrots, red peppers, cucumbers or with crackers, tortilla chips or as a sandwich spread.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 3mg