Pineapple Serrano Hummus - the perfect balance of sweet and hot in a healthy appetizer

Pineapple Serrano Hummus

A nice balance of flavors in this healthy and impressive appetizer
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Ally's Kitchen


  • 1 can 8 ounce crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 Serrano pepper seeded, ribs removed, and finely chopped
  • 1 can 15 ounce garbanzo beans, drained, reserve liquid
  • teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • ½ cup tahini
  • Extra virgin olive oil optional garnish
  • Sesame seeds optional garnish
  • Smoked paprika optional garnish


  1. Combine pineapple, garlic, Serrano pepper, ¼ cup reserved liquid from beans, garbanzo beans, salt, lemon juice and tahini in food processor.
  2. Cover and blend until smooth.
  3. Garnish with olive oil, sesame seeds and paprika, if desired.
  4. Serve with pita chips, crackers, crusty bread, etc.