Zucchini Hummus

Zucchini Hummus

Instead of traditional chickpea hummus, try this delicious Zucchini Hummus alternative! It is full of flavour and pairs perfectly with raw vegetables or grain-free crackers to wow guests at your next event. Your health and your guests’ health will also benefit from the high levels of potassium, B-vitamins, dietary fiber, and antioxidants from zucchini, especially when it’s organic.

Zucchini Hummus Recipe

Makes about 3 cups.


  • 2 raw organic zucchinis, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt (more/less to taste)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 cup raw tahini
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup raw sesame seeds


  1. First, soak the sesame seeds for about 4 hours in a bowl of water to soften them.
  2. Drain seeds in a mesh strainer (discarding the water) and dump all ingredients into food processor or blender.
  3. Blend on High speed stopping frequently to scrape down sides.

Zucchini Hummus

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About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary. Learn More