Skip the store! Our homemade hummus puts the purchased stuff to shame.

Total Time:
15 mins
1-3/4 cups dip


  • 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained

  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame seed paste)

  • ¼ cup lemon juice

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon paprika

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

  • 2 - 3 teaspoon olive oil (optional)

  • 2 tablespoon toasted pine nuts and/or paprika (optional)


  1. In a blender or food processor combine first seven ingredients (through paprika). Cover and blend or process until smooth, stopping to scrape container as needed. If desired, add one or more stir-ins.

  2. Spoon hummus onto a serving platter. Sprinkle with parsley. If desired, drizzle with oil and sprinkle with pine nuts and/or paprika. Serve with pita wedges, tortilla chips, and/or vegetable dippers.



1/4 cup sliced green onions; 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese; 1/3 cup chopped pitted ripe olives or Kalamata olives; 1/3 cup chopped roasted red sweet pepper; 2 to 3 chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce; 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill; and/or 1/4 cup basil pesto

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

84 Calories
7g Fat
5g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2.3mg 12%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 64mg 1%
Folate, total 11.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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