This gluten free green goddess hummus recipe is so delicious and easy you won’t be buying fancy store bought hummus anymore!
Made with white beans, this green goddess dip is naturally so smooth and creamy while also being vegan, nut free, and soy free.
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Keep reading for everything you need to know to make this delicious Green Goddess White Bean Dip including ingredients, step by step instructions (with pictures), or you can use the jump to recipe button below to go right to the printable recipe.
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Why you’ll love this green goddess hummus recipe
- this hummus is made with white beans for a texture that’s sooo smooth and creamy
- naturally gluten free, nut free, and vegan yet high in iron
- fresh herbs are actually powerhouses of vitamins and minerals, making this dip super nutrient rich!
- pairs perfectly with veggies or potato chips for the ultimate homemade gluten free vegan dip recipe to bring to a potluck or a cookout!
- It’s also great for packing as a snack for on the go–even as a great beach snack.
What is white bean hummus made of?
Traditional hummus is made with garbanzo beans (also called chickpeas) blended with oil, tahini, and garlic.
However, this hummus is made using white beans. You can use cannellini or great northern beans.
Either work with a creamy result!
Ingredients for gluten free green goddess hummus
Most of these ingredients can be found at your local grocery store, but you’ll find great deals on canned beans, tahini, and more at my favorite online retailer–Thrive Market.
To make vegan green goddess hummus you’ll need:
- Canned white beans. I used cannellini beans, but you could use great northern or another kind of white bean. I also use low sodium or no added salt beans so that I can better control the saltiness of the final dish.
- Fresh cilantro.* You don’t have to remove the leaves from the stems.
- Fresh parsley.* Thinner stems are okay for the parsley too. (thin stems ok)
- Lemon juice. Fresh is better, but pre-made bottled lemon juice is fine too.
- Olive oil. The quality of olive oil will elevate the recipe. Be sure to use extra virgin. It doesn’t need to be gourmet, but extra virgin olive oil is the light taste you want.
- Green onions.
- Garlic. Use fresh, frozen, or jarred minced.
- Salt. The amount you use in this recipe will
*note: Be sure to use fresh herbs! Dried herbs will not yield the same desirable results as using fresh.
Can you make oil free green goddess hummus?
Yes, you can make this recipe oil free by using water instead of olive oil. However, it will definitely change the mouthfeel.
The flavor will still be good, but it won’t be the same kind of creamy.
How to make green hummus (step-by-step)
To begin making your own gluten free green goddess hummus, drain and rinse your canned beans, measuring the amount needed for the recipe.
Finely chop the green onions, including both white and green portions.
Peel and crush the garlic cloves with the flat of a knife. They do not need to chopped as they will be blended in the food processor.
Now you’re ready to blend!
In a food processor, combine the white beans, garlic, chopped green onions, cilantro, and parsley.
Blend on low until everything is finely chopped and mixed.
Then you add the olive oil, tahini, a pinch of salt, and the lemon juice.
Blend on high until smooth and creamy.
At this point, taste your green hummus and add more salt and lemon juice as needed.
Cover and allow to sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving for the flavors to blend properly.
Tips for making green goddess hummus
Here are some troubleshooting tips you may find helpful for preparing your vegan green goddess hummus:
How long does homemade hummus last?
This will last about 4-6 days in the fridge as long as it is in an airtight container.
Alternatively, you can freeze your hummus, but it may separate when thawing. If this happens, you can always toss it back in your food processor and pulse it to reconstitute it.
What to dip in green goddess dip?
There are so many delicious things you can dip in this green goddess dip!
Here are some of my favorite ideas:
- fresh cut veggies (carrots, celery, cucumber, bell pepper strips)
- potato chips
- gluten-free pita (I really love this one by BFree Foods)
- gluten-free pita chips
- tortilla chips
Keep reading for the printable recipe!
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Green Goddess Hummus Recipe
- food processor
- 1 1/2 cups canned cannellini beans drained
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley
- 3-4 tbsp lemon juice
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 2 medium green onions
- 4 cloves garlic
- 2 tbsp tahini
- 1 tsp salt
- Chop the green onions (both white and green portions) finely
- Peel and crush the garlic
- In your food processor, combine the white beans, garlic, green onions, cilantro, and parsley. Blend on low until everything is chopped finely.
- Add the olive oil, tahini, 3/4 tsp of salt, and 3 tbsp of lemon juice. Blend on high until smooth, adding additional salt and lemon juice if needed.
- Cover and let chill in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving to ensure all the flavors melds together.
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