White Bean Hummus with Kalamata Relish Recipe

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Camila Stephens Modified: March 25, 2022
White Bean Hummus with Kalamata Relish Recipe

How To Make White Bean Hummus with Kalamata Relish

This white bean hummus has all the goodness of beans with the flavor of sesame, lemon, garlic, and fresh herbs with just the right dash of cayenne.

Preparation: 9 minutes
Cooking: 16 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • 1medium onion
  • 3clovegarlic
  • 3sprigfresh thyme
  • 1sprigfresh rosemary
  • 2canwhite beans
  • 2tspcoarse salt
  • black pepper,freshly ground
  • 1pinchcayenne pepper
  • 2tbsptahini sesame paste
  • 2tsplemon juice,freshly squeezed
  • 4pita breads
  • Kalamata Relish


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, thyme, and rosemary. Cook until onions are translucent.

  2. Add beans with their liquid, 1 cup of water, salt, pepper, and cayenne, and bring to a simmer. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until liquid is nearly evaporated.

  3. Remove thyme and rosemary sprigs; discard. Carefully transfer mixture to the bowl of a food processor, add the tahini and lemon, and puree until smooth. Adjust seasoning, if necessary. Transfer to a serving bowl, let cool.

  4. Serve with Kalamata Relish and drizzle with olive oil before serving. Serve with pita triangles.


  • Calories: 679.07kcal
  • Fat: 14.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.38g
  • Carbohydrates: 111.19g
  • Fiber: 22.67g
  • Sugar: 3.15g
  • Protein: 31.83g
  • Sodium: 1053.34mg
  • Calcium: 344.94mg
  • Potassium: 1736.78mg
  • Iron: 13.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 10.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.16mg
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