Hummus with Sun Dried Tomato and Harissa

Hummus with Sun Dried Tomato and Harissa

Calories: 1162 kcal


  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 16 oz canned chickpeas drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp sesame tahini paste
  • 1 lemon juiced juiced
  • 1/3 cup chopped sun dried tomato in oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp liquid from the chickpeas
  • 1 tsp Harissa
  • 1/4 cup minced flat parsley


  1. Peel and finely mince the garlic. Use a garlic press or the food processor fitted with the steel blade.
  2. Blend the tahini to mix the oil and solid paste.
  3. Add the garlic, chick peas, salt, tahini and lemon juice to the food processor and process until hummus is coarsely pureed.
  4. Finely chop the sun dried tomato. Add to the mixture in food processor with its oil.
  5. Slowly pour in the olive oil while the processor is running.
  6. Check texture and add the liquid from the chick peas and process to form a smooth consistency.
  7. Add Harissa. Taste and adjust for seasoning.
  8. Garnish with parsley.
  9. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

Note- Harissa is a North African hot chili pepper paste. The main ingredients are roasted red peppers, serrano peppers, other hot chili peppers, spices and herbs such as garlic paste and coriander seed. Harissa can be found at Mediterranean specialty food shops. Recipe by Mary C. Merola August 2005

Nutrition Facts
Hummus with Sun Dried Tomato and Harissa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1162 Calories from Fat 756
% Daily Value*
Fat 84g129%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 3772mg164%
Potassium 1483mg42%
Carbohydrates 83g28%
Fiber 24g100%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 1805IU36%
Vitamin C 72.9mg88%
Calcium 255mg26%
Iron 9.1mg51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.