Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Pinto Bean Hummus


This is a wonderful replacement for Hummus made with Chick-Peas (Garbanzo Beans). It can be used as an appetizer, as a dip and, by thinning it, as a sauce over vegetables.

  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 small onion
  • 3 Tablespoons tahini (sesame seed nutbutter)
  • 1 large can pinto beans, drained and save juice
  • dash of Tabasco [check for Avoids]
  • olive oil
  • parsley, for garnish
How to make it:
  1. Into a food processor put the lemon juice, garlic, onion, tahini, and tabasco if used.
  2. Process for a few minutes add the drained beans gradually while the processor is running and thin with the juice until desired consistency is reached.
  3. Transfer to a bowl.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil.
  5. Garnish with a few sprigs of parsley.