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Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus

You can make this delicious Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus with homemade Slow Roasted Tomatoes or sun-dried tomatoes from a jar, and this tasty hummus is delicious! 

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This Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus Recipe is a little bit of a public service announcement for anyone who has Roma or San Marzano tomatoes in the garden; this is prime time to be making Slow Roasted Tomatoes, those delicious little morsels of roasted tomato that capture the flavors of summer.  I’ve been making them every summer for quite a few years now, and a few years ago when I had some thawed in the fridge I used them to come up with this recipe for Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus, which is now one of my favorites!

If you don’t have slow roasted tomatoes, just make this hummus with sun-dried tomatoes from a jar; just add a little water and process to soften the dried tomatoes.  I first served this with Lavash that I brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with Sumac and then toasted in a toaster oven for a few minutes, but low-carb pita bread is probably what I’d use now. My photos below were for a double batch of hummus, and this is so good you might want to double it as well when you make it.

Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus found on KalynsKitchen.com

How to Make Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus:

(Scroll down for complete recipe with nutritional information.)

  1. Rinse the canned garbanzo beans with cold water and let them drain well.
  2. These are the slow roasted tomatoes after they’ve been frozen and thawed; remember I’m making a double batch of hummus here!
  3. If you don’t have slow roasted tomatoes, rinse the oil from sun-dried tomatoes and add a little water.
  4. Puree the slow roasted tomatoes (or sun-dried tomatoes plus a little water) with the garlic until they are mostly smooth.
  5. Add drained garbanzos to the tomatoes and process until the beans are pureed and the mixture is well combined.
  6. Then add tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, and water and process until the mixture is smooth. (I might add part of the water, process, and then decide if it needs more water.)
  7. I brushed Lavash with olive oil and sprinkled with Sumac, then toasted it just until the bread was firm.
  8. Then I cut the bread into squares to use to dip the hummus.
  9. You can also eat this with low-carb pita bread, celery, carrot sticks, or red pepper strips.

More Delicious Hummus Variations:

Parsley Hummus with Whole Wheat Pita Chips 
Sweet Potato Hummus with Olive Oil and Sumac 
Black-Eyed Pea Hummus with Olive Oil and Sumac 

Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus

Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus

Yield 6 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus is delicious served with or low-carb pita bread or veggies.


  • 1/2 cup slow roasted tomatoes (or use scant 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes and a little water)
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas)
  • 2 T garlic puree (or less if you’re not a huge garlic fan)
  • 1/4 cup tahini sauce
  • 3 T fresh lemon juice (see notes)
  • 2 T olive oil, plus more for drizzling on finished hummus if desired
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste
  • Optional:  Sumac for sprinkling on finished hummus


  1. Drain garbanzo beans into colander, then rinse well with cold water until no more foam appears.
  2. Leave beans in colander to continue draining.
  3. In bowl of food processor fitted with steel blade, place slow roasted tomatoes (or rinsed sun-dried tomatoes) and garlic.
  4. Process about 30 seconds, or slightly longer for sun-dried tomatoes.
  5. Add drained beans, process about 1-2 minutes, until beans and tomatoes are completely blended together.
  6. Add Tahini Sauce (affiliate link), 2 T lemon juice, olive oil, and half the water and process 30 seconds to one minute more, until all ingredients are well blended.
  7. Check the thickness and see if you want to use the other 2 tablespoons of water.
  8. Taste to decide whether to add more lemon juice and salt, add if desired and process a few seconds more.
  9. This will keep in the refrigerator for several weeks if it’s in a container with a tight lid.
  10. Sprinkle finished hummus with Sumac (affiliate link) if desired.
  11. Serve with pita bread, lavash, crackers, celery sticks, carrots, or red pepper strips.


You will need a food processor to make this successfully. There are many good brands, but I love my Cuisinart Food Processor DLC 10. (affiliate link) You might start with 2 T of lemon juice and taste to see if you want to add more.

Nutritional information is based on 1/4 cup serving size, and doesn't include lavash or pita bread. Recipe created by Kalyn.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 183Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 433mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 6g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I am using. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy, since many variables affect those calculations.

If you make this recipe I'd love to hear how it turns out. Leave a star rating or share on social media with the hashtag #KALYNSKITCHEN, thanks!

Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus is not suitable for low-carb diets except in very small amounts, but beans are acceptable for all phases of the original South Beach Diet, and they’re great for other low-glycemic diets as well. This is great with low-carb pita bread if you’d like to keep the carbs a bit lower.

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    45 Comments on “Slow Roasted Tomato Hummus”

  1. I need to give this a try- I love hummus and it is so easy to make that anyone can do it and personalize it to their own tastes. What about artichoke hummus? or basil? or roasted red pepper? The possibilities are endless!

  2. Great looking hummus and I’m sure it tasted wonderful with that roasted tomato in there…I love it’s affect too!

  3. Loving the hummus, Kalyn! Perfect for a quick 20 minute lunch period….:)

  4. I find myself thinking the same thing. Then you make it and it is so easy and you wonder why it took you so long. I’ve only ever made the plain hummus. I love roasted red pepper hummus so I might try adapting your recipe. Your tomato hummus looks wonderful.

  5. Kalyn, This hummus looks de-lish. I will try this combo. I love hummus!



  6. We love hummus as well. BTW > If you like the hummus from costco, try the roasted garlic hummus from Traders Joes (their brand I think). Even Better. YUM!

  7. I was wondering just what I was going to do with the last of my slow roasted tomatoes. This looks fantastic and I know Mr CC is going to love it. Thanks, Kalyn!

  8. What a great color!

  9. Alanna, this was so great. No question about it, Fiber from 28 Cooks is the reigning queen of hummus!

    Patricia, let me know how you like it.

    Ilva, thanks. I hope you’re having so much fun.

    Hi Fiber, Did you hear we have annointed you the queen of hummus? I would be honored if you tried my version!

    Kelly this does have Tahini. I find it at stores like Wild Oats.

    Simona, isn’t the color great! You must try the slow roasted tomatoes. They are just amazingly flavorful.

    Lydia, how cool that we’re on the same cycle with our tomatoes. I haven’t roasted any yet, but soon!

  10. I too am down to my last container of slow-roasted tomatoes, and this week I saw plum tomatoes at my favorite farmstand. I’ll use my frozen ones to make a batch of this hummus before starting the cycle again. Thanks!

  11. Very nice recipe, Kalyn. I love the color too. I will try and roast tomatoes the way you do.

  12. Here in south Texas, I’ve been roasting tomatoes for a month! I planted a Roma plant for that sole purpose. 🙂

    I can’t wait to try this. I love hummus.

  13. Ever since I came back from Egypt, I’ve had a thing for hummus. Unfortunately, finding tahini is difficult, and that’s a staple ingredient for traditional hummus. I’ll have to give this a try simply because I can actually find all the ingredients!

  14. You know I’m a sucker for anything “hummus” and this one looks amazing. I’ll have to give the Slow Roasted Tomatoes a try.

  15. This is a truely great idea Kalyn, I just have to make this when I get back home!

  16. I love hummus and would love to try this variation, Kalyn!

  17. Truly gorgeous and I know you’ve been raving about it. BTW I think 28Cooks is the reigning ‘queen’ of hummus, there’ve been dozens of versions.

  18. Katie, I loved the color too. I was a bit surprised it was so orange rather than deeper red.

    Valli, here is the recipe for Slow Roasted Tomatoes but you can be sure I’ll be posting it again as soon as I start madly roasting tomatoes. They are so heavenly, be sure you make some!

  19. Can’t wait for you to post your method for slow roasting tomatoes. The hummus looks great and thanks for all the other links to your fellow blogers recipes for hummus as well!!!

  20. That does sound good, Kalyn, plus I love the color… so much prettier than the regular variety!