Spicy Mexican Hummus – Dana Shortt Gourmet

Spicy Mexican Hummus

Take your hummus game up a notch with Mexican Flavours olive oil!

Spicy Mexican Hummus


  • ¼ cup Dana’s Mexican Flavours olive oil (Persian lime, Lemon, Garlic, or unflavoured olive oil can be substituted)
  • 3 tablespoons Dana’s Sicilian lemon white balsamic vinegar (1/4 cup fresh lemon juice can be substituted)
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1, 16 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ cup cilantro, roughly chopped (parsley or chives can be substituted)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Put the garlic into the bowl of a food processor and pulse for a few seconds until finely chopped. Add all other remaining ingredients except for the olive oil and pulse for about 1 minute.
  2. With the machine running slowly, add olive oil in a steady stream until smooth.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with tortilla chips, pita and fresh cut vegetables.


For extra spice, drizzle additional Mexican Flavours olive oil over the hummus before serving.