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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

Instructions Checklist
  • 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

84 calories; 7 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 156 mg sodium. 64 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 48 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 16 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Reviews (2)

18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
This dish is wonderful. I added pimentos to mine. Loved it.
Rating: Unrated
Hi - My apologies in advance, but hummus isn't hummus w/o cumin. I'm not even a huge fan of cumin and always use it sparingly, but you can't really call this hummus if you are not using cumin. It's a chickpea dip.