This quick and easy Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus is a wonderful combination of flavors. A take off the traditional hummus recipe, but spiced-up a bit. This tasty snack comes together in no time. It all goes into a food processor or blender and blended until smooth and creamy.

Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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For the Hummus:

  • 2 15-ounces cans of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 to 3 cloves of garlic
  • juice of 1 lime and 1 lemon or simply use one of the same
  • 2 to 3 jalapeño peppers, diced, more if you like it really spicy
  • 1 or 2 handfuls of fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Tomato topping

For the Tomato Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Drizzle of avocado or olive oil


  1. Place all hummus ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Transfer to serving bowl.
  3. In another bowl mix together the tomato topping ingredients and spoon some of the mixture on top of the hummus.
  4. Serve with veggie slices, tortilla chips or crackers.


This Cilantro Jalapeño Hummus is great as a sandwich or wrap spread.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 149 | Carbs: g | Fat: 4 g | Saturated Fat 0 g | Protein: 7 g | Sodium: 323 mg | Dietary Fiber 6 g | Sugar: 5 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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