Recipes and Cooking Hummus 4.4 (18) 3 Reviews Skip the store! Our homemade hummus puts the purchased stuff to shame. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 14, 2015 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 14 Yield: 1-3/4 cups dip Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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) Directions 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. 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. Stir-Ins 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 Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 84 Calories 7g Fat 5g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.