Green Olive Hummus

Ordinary hummus gets an upgrade with green olives in the puree.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 2 1/2 cups
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1 large clove garlic

1 1/2 cups pitted large green olives packed in oil (7 1/2 ounces), such as Cerignola

One 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup parsley leaves

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Kosher salt

Pita chips, crackers or crudites, for serving


  1. Pulse the garlic in a food processor. Add the olives and chickpeas and pulse until a chunky paste starts to form.
  2. With the motor running, drizzle in the oil. Add the parsley, cumin and lemon juice. Season with salt. Pulse to combine, scraping down the sides.
  3. Transfer the hummus to a bowl. Serve with pita chips, crackers or crudites.