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Classic Hummus Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This classic hummus recipe is quick and easy to make. Serve with Pita Chips, crackers or veggies for a delicious snack. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2 Cups
Author: Mellisa Swigart
  • 2 15 oz Cans Garbonza beans Drained (Reserve 3/4 cup liquid)
  • 3/4 Cup Reserved Liquid from Beans
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Tahini
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped green olives (optional)
  1. In a food processor remove the lid and pour in the garbonza beans, bean liquid, lemon juice, olive oil, tahini, salt, pepper and garlic. 

    Hit the food processor button and let the blender do all the work. It takes about 90 seconds to completely combine everything. 

    Serve with Pita Chips, Veggies or crackers. 

    classic hummus recipe
Recipe Notes

If you're having trouble finding Tahini in your grocery store check the peanut butter/nut butter section. This is where I found my jar. 

Hummus can be eaten all by itself but for an added flavor add in olives or extra olive oil on top.