Dark Chocolate Hummus for a Healthful Treat

By Hilary Meyer, EatingWell | February 14th, 2024

An easy, unexpected sweet for Valentine’s Day – or any time


This dark chocolate hummus is an unexpectedly delightful treat, for dessert or a snack, that still packs the protein and fiber punch of traditional hummus. Try dipping banana and apple slices, pretzels, strawberries or graham crackers in this sweet, chocolaty spread. You can serve it with fruit and graham crackers.

This dark chocolate hummus is an unexpectedly delightful treat, for dessert or a snack, that still packs the protein and fiber punch of traditional hummus. Try dipping banana and apple slices, pretzels, strawberries or graham crackers in this sweet, chocolaty spread.

Dark Chocolate Hummus

Serves 16

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped and melted

Directions:

Place chickpeas, tahini, oil, water, powdered sugar, vanilla and salt in a food processor. Process, scraping down the sides as needed, until smooth. With the motor running, add melted chocolate and process until combined.

Tasty tip

Make ahead and refrigerate for up to three days.

Recipe nutrition per serving: 126 Calories, Total Fat: 10 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Fiber: 2 g, Total Sugars: 4 g, Added Sugars: 4 g, Protein: 2 g, Sodium: 50 mg, Potassium: 70 mg, Iron: 1 mg, Folate: 22 mcg, Calcium: 14 mg, Vitamin A: 3 IU, Vitamin C: 0 mg.

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