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Tomato Basil Hummus with Bread


  • 1 cup chickpeas/garbanzo beans, canned
  • 4 Tbsp tahini or sesame butter
  • 1 red tomato
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 18 slices whole wheat baguette, toasted


  1. Chop the tomatoes.
  2. Mince the garlic.
  3. Drain the chickpeas/garbanzo beans.
  4. Mix in food processor or blender, all ingredients together except the baguette.
  5. Bake the baguette slices in oven at 400F for around 10 minutes or until toasted.
  6. Serve hummus on toasted baguette slices.


Total fat may be slightly higher than the sum of individual fat totals due to rounding or lack of available information (some food items in the software do not have an indicated breakdown of mono- and polyunsaturated fats).

Menu Suggestions

Great as an appetizer or snack.

Other Presentation ideas

Place humus on bowl surrounded by lettuce leaves and crisps of bread.
Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving Calories 222
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.9g
Sodium 369.5mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.6g
(after subtracting fiber, 21.2g)
Dietary Fiber 4.4g
Protein 6.7g

Exchanges per Serving

1 Medium Fat Protein
1 1/2 Starch
1 Fat
1 1/2 Carbohydrate Choice