It's hard to become bored with hummus, but every once in a while it's fun to put a twist on the original recipe. White beans are smoother than chickpeas, and basil brings a lightness to the dish—and a delicious aroma.

9 Ingredients

  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Handful fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish


<ol> <li>Blend all ingredients except basil in a food processor until smooth, about 3 minutes,&nbsp;scraping down sides as necessary.</li> <li>Garnish with additional basil leaves, olive oil, and freshly ground black pepper.</li></ol>

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