Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe

If you’ve purchased hummus at the store, you know it costs a pretty penny for that little tub of delight.

I challenge you to give this recipe a whirl & see if you like it. I thought I didn’t like hummus because, well, it just *sounded* like something I wouldn’t eat. But a friend served it at a party and oh my gosh it was good.

So here’s my Quick Homemade Hummus recipe that won’t break the bank!

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Let’s make some Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus!

LET’S MAKE SOME QUICK AND EASY HOMEMADE HUMMUS

After you’ve mastered this recipe, consider adding things like roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, cooked spinach, or pine nuts. Throw these in when you puree your hummus and see what new flavor combination you like.

My favorite way to eat hummus is on red & yellow bell pepper spears. My second favorite way to eat hummus is with my finger.

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Homemade Hummus Recipe ingredients

  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 glove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 2 T tahini (sesame seed paste; optional but GOOD!)
  • 2T lemon juice (fresh if you can)
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1/4 t paprika
  • kosher salt

instructions to make this Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe

Step 1

In your food processor, puree the garlic & chickpeas with lemon juice, olive oil, & tahini (if you’re using it), cumin, & 3/4 t salt. Puree until the mixture is creamy & smooth. You may need to add 1-2 T water as you go along to get the right consistency.

Step 2

Spoon mixture into a serving bowl & drizzle with a little olive oil. Sprinkle with the paprika before serving, & wonder why store-bought hummus is so expensive.

Yield: 1 small jar

Quick and Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe

Quick Homemade Hummus

Hummus is one of the best dips I have ever tasted! I always wonder why it costs so much in a store when you can make some right inside your home! Here's the quick and easy (and inexpensive) recipe for the best hummus in town!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 glove garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 T tahini (sesame seed paste; optional but GOOD!)
  • 2T lemon juice
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1/4 t paprika
  • kosher salt

Instructions

  1. In your food processor, puree the garlic & chickpeas with lemon juice, olive oil, & tahini (if you’re using it), cumin, & 3/4 t salt until you get the right consistency. Add a tbsp of water if needed.
  2. Spoon mixture into a serving bowl & drizzle with a little olive oil.   Sprinkle with the paprika before serving.

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