Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By California Walnuts

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Toasted Walnut Hummus

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes


  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 3 tbsps walnut oil
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 1 14 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper, black


  • Toast walnuts in 350°F oven for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature.
  • Combine toasted walnuts with oil and garlic and puree in food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Add chickpeas, orange zest, orange juice, salt and pepper and continue to blend to an even, smooth consistency. Adjust seasoning if necessary.
  • Serve hummus in small serving bowl alongside toasted pita bread or with a variety of colorful raw vegetables.