Easy and delicious peanut butter hummus


  • 1 15 oz can of chickpeas (drained & rinsed)
  • ¼ cup natural creamy peanut butter or other nut butter if you have a peanut allergy
  • ½–1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic (small) or 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • Splash of water to thin out the hummus
  • Dash of paprika


Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until it has the consistency of hummus that you like. If necessary, add water make it smoother. Put hummus in a bowl and garnish with paprika and olive oil if you prefer.

*Recipe adapted from Peanut Butter Boy’s Blog www.peanutbutterboy.com

— By Jordan, Lasell College