Black Bean Hummus with Tomato

  • Yield 12 servings

This healthy black bean dip makes a great appetizer.


1 -- (16-ounce) can black beans, drained
1 -- garlic clove
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons tomato paste
-- Juice of 1/2 lime
2 tablespoons cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup olive oil
-- Chopped green onions, chopped tomatoes or sour cream
-- Tortilla chips


  1. Combine the beans, garlic, cilantro, tomato paste, lime juice, cumin and salt in a food processor container and process until smooth.  Add the olive oil gradually, processing constantly until well mixed.  Spoon into a serving bowl and garnish with green onions, tomatoes or sour cream.  Serve with tortilla chips.

Recipe reprinted with permission from AT&T Pioneers’ Calling All Cooks four ( AT&T Pioneers Alabama Chapter, Birmingham Al., 2000). 



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