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)

Cost per Serving:


Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

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


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


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.

September 2015
Also featured in: Back to School Special, All You, September 2014;
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