Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

The perfect accompaniment to chopped veggies or whole wheat crackers, this hummus uses sun dried tomatoes, garlic, and fresh rosemary for a robust flavour. Difficulty Level: Intermediate | 10 Minutes


  • 425 g (15 ounces) tinned garbanzo beans, with liquid
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 70 g (2½ ounce) sun-ripened tomatoes
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • ⅛ teaspoon sea salt


  1. Place garbanzo beans with liquid, sesame seeds, sun-ripened tomatoes, lemon juice, oil, garlic, and rosemary into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase to the highest speed.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds, using the tamper to push the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Season to taste with sea salt, if desired.