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Welcome Tummywise Visitors. All of the great content from the Tummywise site has now been incorporated in the California Dried Plums site.


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 Dried Plum Board.

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Prep Time   10 Cook Time   10 Serves  4 1/3 cups


 2 15-ounce cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), with half of the liquid drained
¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
3 tablespoons dried plum purée
5 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon paprika
¼ teaspoon pepper
⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper



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