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Chipotle Hummus

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 3/4 cup
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One 15.5-ounce can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons adobo sauce (from canned chipotles), plus additional for garnish 

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 

2 teaspoons sesame seed paste (tahini), optional 

2 cloves garlic

1/3 cup olive oil, plus additional for garnish 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Serving suggestions: tortilla chips or crudites 


  1. Put the garbanzo beans, chipotle adobo sauce, lemon juice, sesame paste if using and the garlic in a processor and blend until combined. With the machine running, add the olive oil until well incorporated.
  2. Transfer the hummus to a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with olive oil and a few drops of chipotle adobo sauce, and garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips or crudites.