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This quick and easy Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus is a wonderful combination of flavors. A take off the traditional hummus recipe, but spiced-up a bit.

Cilantro Jalapeno Hummus


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  • Hummus
  • 2 15oz. cans of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic
  • juice of 1 lime and 1 lemon or simply use one of the same
  • 2 to 3 jalapeño peppers, diced, more if you like it really spicy
  • 1 or 2 hand fulls of fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • Tomato Topping
  • 1 1/2 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • drizzle of avocado or olive oil


  1. Place all hummus ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to serving bowl.
  3. In another bowl mix together the tomato topping ingredients and spoon some of the mixture on top of the hummus.
  4. Serve with veggie slices, tortilla chips or crackers.


This Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus is great as a sandwich or wrap spread.