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Chocolate Dessert Hummus, served in a dish with strawberries nearby
Serving Size
Serving Size:
2 tablespoons

Chocolate Dessert Hummus

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You might be surprised by how good this dessert hummus tastes. Yum!



  • 15 ounces can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3-4 tablespoons water


Drain and rinse chickpeas, and place in a food processor. Place all other ingredients into the same food processor and puree until a smooth texture is visible. If needed, add additional honey one tablespoon at a time until desired sweetness level is met.

Serve with fruit such as strawberries, graham crackers or vanilla wafers.

Dietary and Nutrition


Pulses are a type of legume (seeds that grow within pods). Pulses include chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), lentils and dry peas. Pulses provide protein, dietary fiber, and many vitamins and minerals. They also contain “phytochemicals” (plant chemicals), which may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer and other diseases.

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Pulses: The Perfect Food, Healthy to Eat, Healthy to Grow; Peas-Lentils-Chickpeas (FN1508, Reviewed Oct. 2022)

Pulses, which include chickpeas/garbanzo beans, dry peas and lentils, are increasingly being recognized for their role in promoting good health.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.