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Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus – a healthier version of hummus with lots of roasted garlic and a special ingredient, peanut butter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Roasted Garlic Hummus
Servings: 6
Calories: 284kcal


  • 3 heads garlic
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil for garlic
  • 19 ounce chickpeas drained (1 can)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 2 tablespoon chives chopped, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.
  • Cut the top of the cloves off for each garlic head and place them in aluminum foil with the cut part on top, drizzle with some olive oil and salt and place them in the oven and roast for about 20 minutes.
  • Once the garlic is roasted, let it cool down for a few minutes, then squeeze or pop the garlic out, right into the food processor.
  • Add chickpeas, olive oil, peanut butter, lemon juice, water, cayenne and salt, pepper and process until the hummus is smooth.
  • Transfer to a serving plate, drizzle with additional olive oil if preferred and chives and serve.


Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2.9mg