Hummus Recipe

Hummus Recipe

This is how you make the perfect light and fluffy hummus every time! Simple ingredients, super easy method and perfectly delicious end results every time.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Hummus
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 204 kcal
Author: Jaclyn

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz can) chick peas / garbanzo beans, drained liquid reserved
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp liquid from can of chick peas
  • 3 Tbsp tahini
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt, to taste
  • Paprika, for serving

Instructions

  1. Add chick peas, 2 Tbsp liquid from chick pea can, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and cumin to a food processor.

  2. Season with salt to taste (I usually use 1/2 tsp) then process for 5 minutes until smooth and fluffy, while adding additional reserved liquid to thin as needed (note that it will thicken once chilled).

  3. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container up to one week.

  4. If desired, plate then swirl in center and add more olive oil, sprinkle with paprika.

  5. Recipe Source: inspired by Inspired Taste and others