Lemon Artichoke Hummus

Picture and Recipe By: The Bonjon Gourmet

Hummus Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups artichoke hearts, water-packed
  • 1 tbsp. chives
  • 1 ½ cups garbanzo beans, cooked
  • 2 large cloves of garlic
  • 2 lemons, Zest of 2 large
  • 1/3 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, fine
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine the garlic, tahini, garbanzo beans, and salt and pulse until the beans are fairly smooth.
  2. Blend in the lemon zest and juice, with the motor running, add the olive oil in a thin stream and blend smooth.
  3. Add the artichoke hearts and pulse until chunky.  Taste, adding more salt if you like.
  4. Serve the hummus drizzled with olive oil and herbs.  Extra hummus keeps well refrigerated airtight for up to 1 week.

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The Bonjon Gourmet: Lemon Artichoke Hummus