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A staple of the Mediterranean diet, hummus can be used as a dip or a spread. Learn how easy it is to make at home and forget the store-bought version that is often loaded with artificial ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer / Hors D'Oeuvre, Sauce / Dip / Dressing
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: chickpea, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini
Servings: 24 tbsp
Calories: 53kcal
Author: Veronique Eichler



  • Chop garlic in food processor.
  • Add chickpeas and all other ingredients.
  • Process until smooth.
  • Check consistency and add more water if needed. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  • Drizzle with more olive oil and a dash of paprika, sumac or zaatar before serving.



Nutrition facts are per tablespoon.
Recipe makes about 1-1/2 cups of hummus (24 tbsp).


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg