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Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe

Learn how to make the absolute BEST Homemade Hummus recipe by blending up chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, and a few seasonings in the food processor or high speed blender.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 82 kcal
Author London

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chickpeas* cooked from dried beans
  • ½ tsp. lemon zest
  • ¼ cup lemon juice 1 large lemon
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil extra virgin, good quality
  • ¾ tsp. salt to taste
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes optional
  • 2-4 Tbsp. water or reserved chickpea liquid

Instructions

  1. Add all hummus ingredients, except for water, into the bowl of an 11-cup+ food processor or high speed blender.

  2. Process for 1-2 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl every 15-20 seconds.

  3. Add water or reserved chickpea liquid in 1 tablespoon increments and puree until your desired consistency is reached.

  4. Serve homemade hummus with carrots, celery, cucumber, bell peppers, chips, or crackers.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 82 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Potassium 83mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 1.7%
Iron 4.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.