Fun Snack Idea: Pomegranate Hummus

Pomegranate Hummus

With New Years Eve tomorrow, why not try this hummus as a festive party snack!


Pomegranate Hummus

Serves: Makes 2 cups


  1. 1 can or 1&1/2 cups cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed well

  2. ⅓ cup well stirred tahini

  3. 1 small garlic clove

  4. 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  5. ½ teaspoon salt

  6. ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  7. 1 cup pomegranate seeds

  8. Pomegranate molasses or mint leaves as garnish, optional


  1. In a food processor purée the chick-peas with the tahini, garlic, lemon juice, salt and ¼ cup water, scraping down the sides. Slowly add in oil, puree until the hummus is very smooth; add salt to taste if needed. Place into serving bowl and mix half of the pomegranate seeds into the hummus - top with the rest.. Drizzle with pomegranate molasses or garnish with torn mint leaves if using. * The hummus can be made 3 days in advance and kept covered in the refrigerator, just add seeds right before serving.


Pomegranate Hummus

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