white bean dip hummus

Lemony White Bean Hummus

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 8 ingredients

This lemony white bean hummus will blow you over! It is super delicious and a wonderful alternative to the more traditional chickpea version. This creamy spread is bursting with protein, minerals, and fiber. It...


  • 1 (15-ounce) can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil for drizzling
  • ¼ teaspoon Aleppo pepper flakes (optional)
  • Chopped parsley or cilantro for garnish

Nutrition Facts


158 cals


7 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

3 g

Monounsaturated Fat

3 g


18 g


1 g


5 g


7 g


217 mg


  1. In the bowl of a food processor, place the cannellini beans, tahini, cumin, lemon juice, and zest. Puree the beans until smooth. Season with salt to taste.
  2. Heap onto a plate and spread out with a knife. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Aleppo pepper if using and parsley. Serve with a selection of veggie sticks or homemade Whole Wheat Pita Chips.

Chef Tips

If you can’t find Aleppo pepper, sprinkle with regular red pepper flakes.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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