Mix chilli with hummous for an extra kick: Jalapeno Hummous recipe

Published Thursday, Mar 27 2014, 19:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
A middle-eastern classic with a zing of Latin American chilli, this fiery jalapeno hummous is just the thing for spice fans.

Also, the recipe is loaded with health benefits, which include antioxidants and slow-release carbs (in the chickpeas) to get you through your day.

Fiery Jalapeno Hummous

© Just Falafel

Doesn't it look great?

This recipe has been devised by the hummous experts at Just Falafel. It can also be enjoyed with falafel, too. And check out this fabulous tabbouleh salad recipe to make as a side.


  • 450g canned chickpeas, drained – reserve 50g to sprinkle over the finished hummus
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled and roughly chopped
  • ¼ Jar sliced jalapenos
  • 4 tablespoon of tahini
  • 1/4 tablespoon of sea salt (add more if you wish)
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil


1 Place chickpeas, garlic and sea salt into a food processor and blend for 3 minutes.

2 Combine the tahini and jalapeños into a food processor and blend for 1 minute.

3 Mix the lemon juice and olive oil together in a separate bowl.

4 Blitz the ingredients in the food processor, while slowly adding the lemon juice and olive oil into the food processor until blended into a smooth paste. If the mix is too thick add some water while continuing to blend.

5 Transfer hummus into a bowl, sprinkle with chickpeas and drizzle with olive oil.

6 Enjoy with pitas, warm falafels or as a dip with raw vegetables.

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Nutrition Information

Protein, slow release carbs, antioxidants and nutritional benefits

Niten Thakor

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