Nacho Hummus: One Taste Will Change How You Look at a Can of Chickpeas

Healthy and addictive! All you need is a blender to be qualified to makes this delicious Nacho Hummus Dip!

Here at the cafe I like to keep the recipes on the healthy side when I can.

But chickpeas? Really?

In the past, I would have been more likely to intentionally crash my grocery cart into a grocery store display of canned chickpeas than purposely place a can of chickpeas in the cart.

Then I tasted hummus.

Me likey dat hummus!!!

Nacho Hummus Dip with Tortilla Chips

At the time, I found it hard to believe that hummus is made from blended chickpeas.

I was like….WHAT?!

To make, all you do is blend the chickpeas with your favorite flavors in your blender.

EXACTLY like blending a smoothie!!!

No hype. It’s that easy.

To make this Nacho Hummus Dip, simply blend chickpeas with olive oil, salsa, a clove of garlic and a teaspoon of taco seasoning. Hit the blend button and BAM….your hummus is ready!

Healthy and Addictive Nacho Hummus Dip to Sink Your Tortilla Chips Into!!!

Serve as a dip for tortilla chips and cut veggies or simply spread on a bagel to make a toasted bagel hummus sandwich.

As you can imagine, hummus is good for you – just like Brussels sprouts. But it tastes WAY better.

In fact, this Nacho Hummus is downright addictive.

So, what are you waiting for?

Grab the recipe, plug in your  blender, then simply blend the ingredients to take this Nacho Hummus Dip the rest of the way!!!


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Makes: About 1 cup or 8 oz.  Prep Time: 5 minutes  Blend Time:  1 minute 
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1 can (540 ml) canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained
½ cup salsa
¼ cup olive oil or extra virgin olive oil (your choice)
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp. reduced-sodium taco seasoning
Pinch crushed red pepper chili flakes (optional)


Pour half the chickpeas (270 ml or 1 1/4 cups) in a blender. (Place the remaining chickpeas in a glass or plastic container to store in the fridge or freezer. Use them to make more homemade hummus or roast in the oven for a healthy snack).

Add the remaining ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.

Serve as a healthy dip for tortilla chips, or use as spread for wraps, chimichangas or toasted bagels.

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Easy to Make Nacho Hummus Dip | College Recipe Cafe

Brent Garell testing the food at College Recipe CafeBrent Garell – is the guy behind College Recipe Cafe.  He visits local colleges to teach cooking 101 skills, and is the author of the digital cookbook 15-Minute Money Saving Meals for Students: Cup of Recipes for When You Need Food NOW! Available now on Amazon.

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