Easy Hummus Recipe with an Asian Twist

Easy Hummus Recipe with an Asian Twist

It takes minutes to make this easy hummus recipe packed with an Asian-inspired flavor combination of ginger, garlic, lemon and coconut aminos or soy sauce.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 112kcal
Author Marjory Pilley


  • 16 ounces chick peas garbanzos, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Aminos or Low-Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Sesame seeds for garnish optional
  • Green onion thinly sliced, for garnish (optional)


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Scrape down sides as necessary Mixture will be a little chunky but can be easily smoothed with a spoon.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions, if desired.
  • Serve with crackers and vegetables.


Substitute agave nectar for brown sugar (to taste, it doesn't take much and can be left out entirely for many people) and serve with snow peas, peppers or other appropriate vegetabes to keep recipe South Beach Diet Phae 1 compliant.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg