Spicy Hummus

Vitamix Recipe Spicy Hummus

Spice up your hummus with your favourite hot sauce. Just remember, the heat level you choose will be intensified in the Vitamix.

Makes 780 ml (26 servings)
Total Time 11 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 2 cans (825 g) chickpeas, liquid reserved from 1 can
  • 2 Tablespoons hot sauce
  • 110 g (¾ cup) sesame seeds, toasted
  • 30 g (½ ) lemon, peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled
  • salt, to taste


  1. Place all ingredients, including reserved liquid into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed.
  3. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth, using the tamper to press ingredients toward the blades.


Reserve additional chickpea liquid or add water if a thinner hummus is desired.

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