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Black bean hummus with paprika and olive oil in a glass bowl
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5 from 1 vote

Black Bean Hummus with Olives

A creamy hummus with olives and heart-healthy, antioxidant-rich black beans. This is a great alternative to the traditional chickpea hummus and it tastes amazing.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: black bean hummus
Servings: 12
Calories: 176kcal


  • 3 cups black beans (canned or cooked)
  • 14 oz black olives
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 large cloves garlic , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne (use less or more based on your preference. Or sub paprika for less heat)
  • ½ cup parsley (chopped)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Put all ingredients except the salt and olive oil in a food processor. With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil until the ingredients form a smooth paste.
  • Add some water if the mixture is too thick. Add salt to taste.
  • Remove to a bowl.
  • Sprinkle with red pepper and a few drops of olive oil as a garnish. You can also sprinkle on some za'atar seasoning if you have it.
  • Serve with pita bread or crudites.


Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 403IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg