Classic Hummus

Classic Hummus
Photo: Ryan Benyi

Dip veggies or pita in this Classic Hummus for a healthy snack. 


Yields: 1 2/3 cups (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

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1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained, liquid reserved
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons tahini
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon cumin
Salt and pepper


Prep: 5 Minutes

In a food processor, puree first 6 ingredients plus 1/4 tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper until smooth, adding some of reserved liquid, if necessary to improve texture. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Created date

July 2014

Nutritional Information

Calories 312
Fat 23 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 376 mg