Homemade Spicy Hummus

Recipe adapted from The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Eating Clean. 

Yields: 8 servings 

Homemade Spicy Hummus: 

Homemade Spicy Hummus


  • 2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 TB. unsalted, all-natural almond butter
  • 1/4 cup packed parsley sprigs
  • 1 tsp. hot sauce
  • 3 TB. lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 TB. extra-virgin olive oil


1. Place chickpeas, almond butter, hot sauce, lemon juice, yogurt, garlic, black pepper, salt and olive oil in a food processor. Process on high speed. Stop every once in a while to scrape the sides of the bowl. Keep blending until smooth. It should take 2 or 3 minutes.

You can add more lemon juice or hot sauce to taste. Serve room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional Facts: 135 calories, 7 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 6 g protein, 14 g carbs, 3 g sugars, 0 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 62 mg sodium. Serving size: 1/4 cup

Recipe courtesy of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Clean.

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