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Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus

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I finally found a healthy hummus recipe that I LOVE. Of course, it helps that it has Mexican flavor 🙂 This recipe for Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus will knock your socks off!

I have been secretly making delicious and healthy snacks for our family to help each one of us retrain how we eat. Last week as I was cleaning out the pantry and trying to use up what we had, I came across a can of chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) and started doing some research online of ways to make it have a Mexican flavor.

I paired with tortilla chips and it became a go-to snack for my family 🙂

Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus

Jalapeno Cilantro Hummus

This hummus is great with tortilla and pita chips. It's also delicious as a veggie dip.


  • 1 15.5 oz can of chickpeas or garbanzo beans
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  1. In a food processor add garlic and jalapeno and process until diced up. Add remaining ingredients and blend until all mixed well and a smooth consistency.
  2. You may need to add salt & pepper to your tasting.
  3. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.

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Recipes like this are great for a snack, or if you are like me, eat them as a light dinner when you need something not so heavy. Beware though — once you start eating this dip, you will NOT want to stop 🙂

Eating a snack like this will make your breath very stinky — just saying. For some reason, garlic in a hummus pretty much takes over your mouth, so if you have someone whom you love to kiss — don't eat a lot of this or they may say NO THANK YOU!

I wish there was a cure for stinky garlic breath. But — I still love it and will always eat it regardless of how stinky it makes my breath.

What is something you have made recently with chickpeas?


Bobby Flay's Parker House Rolls
The Perfect Yeast Rolls
Homemade Pita Bread

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