Homemade Hummus

bowl of homemade hummus with breadsticks

Try this recipe to make your own homemade hummus in no time! Perfect for dipping fresh veggies or baked pita chips.

Total Time: 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 5 servings, about ½ cup each

1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), reserve liquid
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
4 cloves garlic
¼ cup tahini (sesame butter)
Sea salt (to taste; optional)
Paprika (for garnish; optional)

1. Place chickpeas, lemon juice, oil, and garlic in food processor or blender and pulse until chickpeas are mashed.
2. Add tahini; pulse for 1 minute. If hummus is too thick, add some of the reserved chickpea liquid. Add salt if desired.
3. Garnish with paprika if desired.

Nutritional Information: (per serving)

Calories: 193
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 234mg
Carbs: 20g
Fiber: 1g
Sugars: 0g
Protein: 7g

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