Dr. Fuhrman Black Bean Hummus

Dr. Fuhrman's Black Bean HummusEnter our latest Blender Giveaway!

Blender Babes’ recipe testers were clamoring to be the first to test this delicious and nutritious black bean hummus recipe by Dr. Fuhrman from his book Eat To Live – For Fast and Sustained Weightloss. Plus it’s so EASY to make in a high powered blender, this will become a go-to favorite whenever you are craving a healthy snack or need to bring something to a get together. During our video recipe shoot, the whole staff couldn’t get enough of this black bean hummus and we know you will enjoy it just as much! We LOVE Dr. Fuhrman and his recipes.

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Dr. Fuhrman Black Bean Hummus
Recipe type: Dip
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans (or 1 can black beans with low sodium or no salt, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons no salt seasoning or Dr. Fuhrman's VegiZest
  • 2 tablespoons raw tahini
  • 2 teaspoons Bragg Liquid Aminos or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 clove garlic, chopped
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash paprika, for garnish
  1. Blend all the ingredients except the paprika in a food processor or high-powered blender until smooth, scraping down the side as needed. Add more seasoning to taste. Add more water to achieve the desired consistency. Garnish with paprika.
  2. For Blendtec: With TWISTER & FOURSIDE jar - Press the SAUCES button. Fourside: If blade spins freely, stop machine and use spatula to push ingredients toward the blade. Repeat until smooth.
  3. For Vitamix: Start on speed 1, slowly increase to speed 10, then flip to high. Use the tamper to press the ingredients into the blade. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached.
  4. All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
Serve with vegetables such as baby carrots, broccoli florets, zucchini, cucumbers, romaine lettuce leaves, or steamed asparagus spears.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 serving Calories: 134.8 Fat: 4.4g Saturated fat: .6g Unsaturated fat: 3.5g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 18g Sugar: .07g Sodium: 99.4mg Fiber: 6.5g Protein: 7.2g Cholesterol: 0mg

Recent research has shown that black beans provide special support for digestive tract health, and particularly our colon. The indigestible fraction (IF) in black beans has recently been shown to be larger than the IF in either lentils or chickpeas. It has been shown to be the perfect mix of substances for allowing bacteria in the colon to produce butyric acid. Cells lining the inside of the colon can use this butyric acid to fuel their many activities and keep the lower digestive tract functioning properly. By delivering a greater amount of IF to the colon, black beans are able to help support this lower part of our digestive tract. Lowered colon cancer risk that is associated with black bean intake. Many public health organizations–including the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association, and the American Cancer Society–recommend legumes as a key food group for preventing disease and optimizing health. (Source: WHFoods)

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    • Blender BabesBlender Babes says

      Thanks Rachael. :) It’s actually one of our favorite go-to hummus recipes. Super easy, tasty, and healthy! Just the way we like it! :) If you try it please let us know and rate it for the rest of our community. Happy Blending!

  1. Larry says

    Great recipe, but your caption about Bragg’s liquid aminos not containing salt is incorrect. It contains no “added salt” but actual has 160 mg per 1/2 teaspoon as listed on their website. This adds up to 960 mg per tablespoon and soy sauce has around 900 mg with the low salt versions having 550 mg of sodium. In my cooking experience I find many people that are taken in by Bragg’s marketing hype of “no added salt” and “natural sodium.” So just use some low sodium tamari and enjoy this yummy tasting hummus with much less salt.

    • Blender BabesLeslie Williams says

      Thanks for the clarification on this! Very valid points. Won’t make that mistake again! Also, low-sodium soy sauce might just be watered down… hmm!

  2. Sarah Burns says

    I just made this and it’s great! I always prefer black beans over garbanzo, so I love finding new black bean hummus recipes. I had the VegiZest on hand so this recipe is an all around winner! Thanks!