An earthy twist on a classic dip, this tasty white bean hummus is made with cannellini beans instead of chickpeas and has hints of lemon, garlic, and cumin.

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Top down view of white bean hummus with olive oil drizzle.

About White Bean Hummus

Whether you’re craving for a more earthy flavor or if you can’t use chickpeas due to dietary restrictions, this white bean hummus is a great alternative to classic hummus. And the flavor profile is similar enough that you can use it in all the same ways, too, like as a simple dip or a savory spread.

What can you serve with white bean hummus?

When it comes to party dips like this, there are so many options for dipping! And as fans of traditional ranch know, it’s already one of the best, most classic flavors for pairing with a variety of foods. Feel free to use any (or many!) from the list below:

Close up of white bean hummus.

What’s in white bean hummus?

To whip up this savory spread, you’ll need:

How long is white bean hummus good for?

Once prepared, white bean hummus can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three days.

Can you freeze hummus?

Yes, you totally can!

Once prepared, white bean hummus can be stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to four months.

Chips dipping into prepared white bean hummus.

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How to make white bean hummus

This next part is only a photo tutorial of the recipe steps. If you’re looking for the full recipe measurements and instructions, scroll down to Recipe Details.

Step 1 – Using a food processor, add the following ingredients: cannellini beans, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini paste, garlic, ground cumin, salt, and black pepper.

Step 2 – Blend everything together until the consistency is smooth.

Step 3 – Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Details

Top down view of white bean hummus with olive oil drizzle.
5 from 1 vote

White Bean Hummus

5 mins prep
174 kcal
Yields: 8 servings
An earthy twist on a classic dip, this tasty white bean hummus is made with cannellini beans instead of chickpeas and has hints of lemon, garlic, and cumin.

Ingredients 

Instructions

  • In a food processor, add cannellini beans, olive oil, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, cumin, salt, and black pepper.
  • Blend until smooth, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately with olive oil as garnish (optional) and chips for dipping.

Notes

Recipe makes about 2 cups white bean hummus.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 678mg | Potassium: 20mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg

I do my best to provide nutrition information, but please keep in mind that I’m not a certified nutritionist. Any nutritional information discussed or disclosed in this post should only be seen as my best amateur estimates of the correct values.

Author: Chrisy