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Jamaican Jerk Hummus

jamaican jerk hummusMost folks don’t associate hummus with Jamaica…. but here I’ve combined jerk seasoning with some chickpeas to create Jamaican Jerk Hummus.

Hummus is a dip traditionally made with chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic is not only a tasty treat, it is quite nutritious.  The chickpea itself has a good amount of protein, plus a good source of folate, iron, and zinc.  No wonder it is a vegetarian staple.

jamaican jerk hummus

The mild taste of the chickpea lends itself well to many different taste sensations… take a look at your local grocery store and you will find several different varieties of hummus. With this in mind, I set upon creating a hummus that would capture the spice and flavors of Jamaican cuisine.

Jamaican Jerk Hummus


1 can of chickpeas, drained

1 lime, juiced

2 TBS coconut cream

2 TBS almond butter

1 TBS jerk seasoning (I used Walkerswood)

Water to thin


Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and start to process. Add water until mixture forms a smooth consistency.


I’m linking up with Food, Pleasure and Health,  The Fit Foodie Mama, Confessions of a Mother Runner, and A Whisk and Two Wands for #MeatlessMonday!



  1. Deborah @ Confessions of a mother runner

    You know I always forget about jerk seasoning yum
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  2. Annmarie

    How creative! Looks perfect for a BBQ!


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