Almond Basil Hummus


1 25oz can of garbanzo beans

1 handful mixed basil and parsley

3 cloves garlic, smashed

1/3 c. almond butter (creamy)

dash of smoked Tabasco sauce

juice of 1 medium lime

1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

more basil and parsley for garnish

fresh vegetables, pita wedges or plain crackers for dipping


Combine first 6 ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth. Slowly add olive oil while processor is running on low, until desired consistency is reached. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil and  a little chopped parsley and basil.

Makes a generous 1 1/2 cups

submitted (and created) by Allison Liddell