Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Recipe

Dip your favorite snacks in this flavorful hummus. This creamy hummus uses sun-dried tomatoes, lemon juice and paprika for a delightfully fresh taste.

From "The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook"
August 2018

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    This delightful dip is perfect for dunking vegetables and pretzels into.
    Photo by Diane Sanfilippo and Tonja Field
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    “The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook” by Diane Sanfilippo provides over 100 grain-, gluten-, legume-, dairy- and sugar-free recipes to help readers trying to take on a detox plan stay inspired and eliminate cravings for sugar and carbs.
    Cover courtesy Victory Belt Publishing
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Yield: 8 servings

In The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes for Any Program Level, Diane Sanfilippo provides more than 100 recipes readers can enjoy "guilt-free." These simple and delicious recipes and meal plans will help readers easily cut bad eating habits and get rid of sugar and carb cravings for good. The following excerpt is from Chapter 3, "Easy Recipes."


  • 4 cups cauliflower florets, steamed
  • 2 tablespoons sesame tahini, plus more if desired
  • 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more if desired
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • pinch of ground cumin
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 6 sun-dried tomatoes, diced, plus more for garnish
  • Paprika, for garnish


  1. In a food processor, combine the cauliflower, tahini, 1/4 cup of the olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and cumin until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and add more tahini or olive oil to taste.
  2. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and pulse to combine.
  3. Scoop out the hummus from the food processor and garnish with lemon zest, the additional 1 tablespoon of olive oil, a sprinkling of paprika, and additional diced sun-dried tomatoes.
  4. Serve with your choice of sliced fresh vegetables and olives.

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Excerpted from The 21-Day Sugar Detox Cookbook, by Diane Sanfilippo. Published by Victory Belt Publishing, © 2013. Used with permission from Victory Belt Publishing.