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Classic Hummus

This hummus is EASY. I’m talking ridiculously easy. And way better (and healthier) than the store-bought version.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cold dips, garbanzo beans, healthy, hummus, party food, tahini, vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 244.03kcal


  • 15 oz. can garbanzo beans (liquid reserved)
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1-2 cloves garlic quartered
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Paprika for sprinkling


  • Place the garbanzo beans, lemon juice, garlic, tahini and salt into a food processor or blender. Process/puree until creamy. Stream in olive oil and 2 tablespoons of the reserved garbanzo beans liquid.
  • Pour into a serving dish and refrigerate until ready to serve. Sprinkle paprika over the top and serve with pita chips or vegetables.


Calories: 244.03kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.77g | Protein: 7.6g | Fat: 13.55g | Saturated Fat: 1.77g | Sodium: 556.31mg | Fiber: 5.74g | Sugar: 8.02g