03/16/2015 05:43 pm ET | Updated Mar 16, 2015

Cheesy Green Hummus Is The Perfect St. Patrick's Day Snack (VIDEO)

If there are two things you wouldn't typically associate with a hummus recipe, it's the addition of cheese and the color green. And yet, this cheesy green hummus is strangely delicious, making it especially perfect for St. Patrick's Day -- not to mention a unique, healthy snack year-round.

Cheesy Green Hummus

Recipe by Catherine McCord of Weelicious

cheesy green hummus


  • 1 can (15 oz.) garbanzo beans
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini paste
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated or shredded
  • 1 c. fresh spinach
  • 1/4 c. olive oil


Place all of the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.

Pour hummus into a bowl and serve with pita chips or fresh vegetables.

Companion recipe: These simple spiced pita chips are ready to eat in less than 15 minutes.

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