Plummus is a great way to put a spin on the classic hummus. It’s the perfect snack that will have your friends and family asking for the recipe .

Recipe created by Leslie Bonci, MPH,RD, CSSD, LDN, for the California Prune Board.

Servings: 4 1/3 cups
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  • 2 15-ounce cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), with half of the liquid drained
  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 3 tablespoons Prune purée
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  •  teaspoon cayenne pepper


Add the garbanzo beans (with the remaining liquid) to a blender or food processor. Add the tahini, Prune purée, lemon juice, garlic, salt and spices. Blend until smooth. Serve with crackers, pita or vegetables.




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