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The Ultimate Black Bean Hummus Recipe for the Super Bowl

The Superbowl is more than just a game; it’s a tradition that unites us over our love for football, exciting half-time shows, and, let’s not forget – mouthwatering tailgating recipes. 

One dish that’s taking center stage every year in my household is the black bean hummus. It’s a twist on the traditional hummus. It’s elevated hummus if you will. 

I call it my Super Bowl dip, but honestly, it makes an appearance throughout the football season, as well, not just on Super Bowl Sunday. This dip promises to be a touchdown for any party. 

It’s just too easy and too good to only have once a year. I don’t want to gatekeep this recipe, so I’m going to share it with you below.

Why is the Black Bean Hummus Recipe a Super Bowl Must-Have?

Okay, so this isn’t your typical tailgating dip. Still, I promise this dip will be added to your tailgating appetizer rotation soon enough! So, why should you be adding this black bean hummus to your Superbowl recipe list? 

Here’s why.

It’s Nutrient-Packed.

Black beans are not just delicious, but they’re a powerhouse of nutrients. 

For real! They’re packed with protein, fiber, and vital minerals that make this dip a healthier option. Umm, yes, please! 

It’s the Perfect Appetizer for Sharing.

It’s seriously so flavorful, which t makes it a hit among all age groups. And let’s face it… it can sometimes be hard to find something that appeases everyone, from kids to adults. 

Every time I make this as an appetizer, I swear that the entire bowl is wiped clean every time I make this black bean hummus recipe! 

It’s a Quick and Easy Appetizer.

Don’t want to spend the entire day in the kitchen before the game? This hummus takes minutes to prepare, yet it tastes as if you’ve put hours into it.

I personally don’t want to be spending a ton of time in the kitchen. I would rather be spending it with my family! So, having this recipe on hand to quickly whip up is such a lifesaver sometimes!


black bean hummus recipe

Black Bean Hummus Recipe

Okay, are you ready to wow your guests with this unique tailgating recipe? 

Let’s get started!


  • 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soft silken tofu
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 small lime
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Ground sweet paprika for garnish


  1. Place the beans, garlic, tofu, tahini, cumin, oil, and lime juice in a food processor. Whirl until the mixture is smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Serve in a bowl garnished with a sprinkle of paprika. Black Bean Hummus will keep for 4 to 5 days, tightly covered in the refrigerator.

And that’s it! So simple, right? Just two steps, and you’re good to go for a tasty dip the entire family will love and devour.

You can serve this dip with pita bread and veggies like mini peppers. 

Wrapping up: The Ultimate Black Bean Hummus Recipe for Superbowl Season

Dips for tailgating come and go, but this black bean hummus recipe promises to be a keeper. It’s delicious, healthy, and perfect for sharing. As you gear up for the Superbowl, make sure this dip is on your menu.

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Are you going to try the black bean hummus recipe? I would love to hear how yours turned out! Would you do anything different next time you make it? Drop me a message in the comments section! 

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