Peach Ginger Hummus

A new and fresh summer twist on traditional hummus.
Dish Type: Lifestyle: dairy free, gluten free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian


1 can (15 ounces) no salt added canned garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

3 fresh peaches peeled and chopped or 1 1 – 15oz can peaches

2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

3 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

1 clove garlic

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon  salt or to taste

⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or mint


Combine the garbanzo beans, half of the peaches, oil, water, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, salt and cayenne in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Place the mixture in a serving bowl.

Chop the remaining peaches; toss with cilantro or mint. Top  the hummus with the peach herb mixture before serving. 

Serve with red bell pepper strips, baby carrots, cucumber slices, or pita chips, if desired.