Street Corn Hummus

Street Corn Hummus

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4


  • 1 (15.5-ounce can) garbanzo beans
  • 1 1/4 cups corn kernels, reserved
  • 1 lime, juiced plush 1/2 lime, juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Cotija cheese, reserved
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 pinch salt


  1. In a food processor, combine beans, 1/2 cup corn kernels, 1 lime juiced, garlic, olive oil, chili powder, and salt.
  2. Blend until you reach your desired consistency. Add a little water at a time to thin out if needed. Season to taste with additional salt, lime, and chili powder.
  3. Mix 2 tablespoons Cotija cheese.
  4. To make the salsa, combine remaining corn, Cotija cheese, cilantro, 1/2 lime juiced, and salt in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt.
  5. Spoon the salsa mixture on top of the hummus.
  6. Sprinkle with additional chili powder and olive oil. Chill until ready to serve.