White Bean Hummus

It doesn’t get quicker or easier than this white bean hummus. Add the tomato and basil mixture for the perfect tailgate snack!

White Bean Hummus

White Bean Hummus


  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 2 (15 oz) cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • pita chips or sliced veggies for dipping


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine garlic, beans, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, oregano, and thyme, and pulse until smooth.
  2. Add extra olive oil to achieve the desired consistency.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Drizzle a little olive oil over halved tomatoes, add basil and toss.
  5. Add bean mixture to a shallow bowl or plate and top with tomato-basil mixture.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika and serve with pita chips or vegetables for dipping.
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