Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: Hummus
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 108kcal
Packed with protein, hearty and zippy flavors, hummus is a perfect snack any time of day or night
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  • 2 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2-4 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • Dash ground paprika or sumac for serving


  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the tahini, garlic & cumin. Pulse until smooth, about one minute.
  • Add the garbanzo beans, and turn processor on high,
  • slowly drizzle in the lemon juice, followed by the olive oil, and finally, the water, until desired consistency is reached, about 3-4 minutes,
  • Add salt to taste and pulse to mix.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, preferably a wide, shallow bowl. drizzle with olive oil, and then sprinkle with paprika or sumac.


Sodium: 4mg | Calcium: 14mg | Vitamin C: 4mg | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 47mg | Calories: 108kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 11g | Protein: 1g | Carbohydrates: 3g | Iron: 1mg