Easy hummus

Course Appetizer
Cuisine middle eastern
Keyword hummus
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 255 kcal


  • 1 15- ounce can chickpeas drained
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 1 large lemon
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • Dash ground paprika for garnish


  1. Add chickpeas to food processor and puree until it forms a smooth paste.
  2. Add lemon juice, tahini, garlic clove, olive oil, cumin, and water and puree until creamy.
  3. Add salt to taste and puree one final time.
  4. Put hummus in a serving bowl and garnish with a drizzle of olive oil and a dash of paprika.
  5. Serve with assorted vegetables and pita chips.

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