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Slow Cooker White Bean and Garlic Hummus

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups 1x


A zippy homemade hummus made from dried white beans, olive oil and fresh garlic and lemon juice.


  • 2/3 cup dried white beans, rinsed
  • 6 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Place beans in bottom of slow cooker.  Add in the garlic cloves.
  2. Cover beans with water about 2 inches above the beans.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for about 8 hours or on HIGH for about 4 hours, or until beans are very tender.
  4. Pour slow cooker contents into a colander and let all the water drain off.  Transfer beans and garlic to a blender.
  5. Add in olive oil and lemon juice.
  6. Puree until totally smooth.
  7. Salt and pepper a little, blend, taste again, salt and pepper again and repeat until you get it perfectly seasoned.


Ideal slow cooker size:  3 quart

  • Category: Dips
  • Method: Slow Cooker