Black Bean Hummus with Tomato

  • Yield: 12 servings


1-- (16-ounce) can black beans, drained
1-- garlic clove
1/4cup cilantro leaves
2tablespoons tomato paste
-- Juice of 1/2 lime
2tablespoons cumin
1teaspoon salt
1/2cup 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).