Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus Recipe

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Eugene Published: January 6, 2021 Modified: July 19, 2021
Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus Recipe

How To Make Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus

Make a creamy hummus with a distinctly fresh sweet and sour taste by adding sun-dried tomatoes to the creamy tahini and lemon juice mix.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 15ozchick peas,drained and liquid reserved
  • cupsun dried tomatoes in olive oil,strained, plus more for garnish
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 3tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 2tbsptahini
  • 1clovegarlic
  • ½tspsalt
  • 2tbspfresh basil,chopped, plus more for garnish


  1. Add chickpeas to a food processor along with sun dried tomatoes, olive oil from the tomato jar, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, and salt.

  2. Pulse for 1 minute then scrape down sides and bottom of jar and pulse one minute longer.

  3. Add 2 tablespoons of the liquid from the chickpea can then pulse for 2 to 3 minutes longer, stopping and scraping down sides and bottom of processor once halfway through.

  4. Add basil and pulse until just minced into hummus.

Recipe Notes

If desired serve topped with more olive oil from sun dried tomato jar, additional fresh basil, and finely chopped sun dried tomatoes. Serve with pita chips or fresh veggies.


  • Calories: 117.69kcal
  • Fat: 6.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.73g
  • Fiber: 3.85g
  • Sugar: 4.60g
  • Protein: 4.46g
  • Sodium: 180.67mg
  • Calcium: 38.92mg
  • Potassium: 264.85mg
  • Iron: 1.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 26.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.11mg
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