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Olive Hummus

Louisa Clements
You'll love this Greek take on hummus! This savoury olive hummus is made with chickpeas, Kalamata olives, garlic and tahini. Serve with pita, crackers or fresh vegetables.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings 8


  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2/3 cup pitted Kalamata olives, divided
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley


  • Process chickpeas, 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, tahini, 2 tbsp olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and cumin in a food processor until smooth. Add cold water and continue processing until very smooth, adding more water, a teaspoon at a time if needed, until hummus is desired consistency.
  • Chop remaining olives. Serve hummus in a bowl, drizzle with remaining olive oil, sprinkle with chopped olives and parsley.
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Nutrition Facts
Olive Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 109 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 251mg11%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 92IU2%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.