Everyone should know how to make an easy homemade hummus recipe. It is so smooth, creamy, easy to make, and tastes super fresh and flavorful. Learn how to make the best hummus recipe in just a few minutes with simple ingredients with step by step instructions.
Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe
We will be showing you a step by step process on how to make an easy homemade hummus recipe. This easy hummus recipe requires few ingredients and 15 minutes of your time. Also, rthe end result will be amazing, creamy, and fluffy hummus full of flavor.
HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE HUMMUS
Get the Chickpeas ready:
Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander. If desired you can peel them and discard the thin skin. But you certainly don’t need to peel the chickpeas.
Add ingredients in the food processor:
Next, add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic clove, cumin, olive oil, and salt to a high-powered blender. Blend the chickpeas on high for 30 seconds, pause once or twice to scrape the sides down. If the hummus seems too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water.
Plate the Hummus and Garnish:
Transfer the hummus into a large bowl, using the back of a large spoon to create swirls in the center. Taste the hummus and add in extra salt, cumin and/or lemon juice if needed. Drizzle olive oil and a dash of paprika, if desired. Finally, you may add on any toppings that you would like, and enjoy!!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Hummus
Hummus is a savory dip made of blended cooked chickpeas (also known as Garbanzo beans), tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil. Originated from the middle east, hummus is a middle eastern staple that’s enjoyed across the globe by everyone. Hummus serves as a side dish and great add ons to all sorts of recipes.
Is hummus healthy and good for you
Hummus is made of healthy and clean ingredients. They are high in fiber and a good source of protein for vegans. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, hummus is good for you when eaten in moderation. The high-fat content in hummus comes from the tahini (toasted sesame), and olive oil. Also, a serving of hummus is usually about 2-3 tablespoons.
What is Hummus Made of
The primary ingredient of hummus is chickpeas. There are a few other essential ingredients needed in making an easy homemade hummus. These are Tahini sauce or paste (ground toasted sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper and occasionally more herbs like cumin.
Is hummus keto-friendly
No. Unfortunately, hummus is not keto-friendly. The main ingredient of Hummus chickpeas which are classified as legumes. Chickpeas are high in carbs and aren’t recommend for the keto diet.
How long does homemade hummus last
Do not leave your homemade hummus on the counter for more than one hour. It is best to store your hummus in an airtight container in the fridge. Homemade hummus will last 5-7 days in the fridge.
Can you freeze homemade hummus
Yes. Freeze your homemade hummus in a tightly sealed container for up to 3 months. Remove the container 24 hours prior and leave it in the fridge to thaw before giving it a nice mix, garnish with some olive oil, and then serve.
Is Hummus Gluten-free
All ingredients used to make homemade hummus are gluten-free. So yes hummus is gluten-free. Also, look at the ingredients on the label of storebought hummus to make sure none of the ingredients added have gluten.
Is Hummus Vegan
Yes, Homemade Hummus should be Vegan. Most storebought hummus may also be vegan-friendly. Just make sure you read the labels for hidden ingredients like honey or milk powder added to the hummus to be on the safe side.
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Also, here are some other easy side dish recipes you can check out:
- Chimichurri Grilled Cauliflower Steaks
- Easy Healthy Egg Salad
- Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
- Caprese Pasta Salad
- Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
- Roasted Garlic Cauliflower
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How to make Homemade Hummus
- 30 oz Chickpeas, 2 Cans rinsed and drained
- ¼ Cup Lemon Juice (from 1 1⁄2 to 2 lemons), more to taste
- 1-2 Garlic Cloves roughly chopped
- Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
- ½ Cup Tahini
- ¾ Tsp Ground Cumin
- 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- A drizzle of olive oil, sprinkle of paprika, chopped fresh parsley
- Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander.
- If desired you can peel them and discard the thin skin.
- Get all your ingredients ready.
- Next, add chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic clove, cumin, olive oil and salt to a high powered blender.
- Blend the chickpeas on high for 30 seconds, pause once or twice to scrape the sides down. If the hummus seems too thick, add a tablespoon or two of water.
- Transfer the hummus into a large bowl, using the back of a large spoon to create swirls in the center. Taste the hummus and add in extra salt, cumin and/or lemon juice if needed.
- Drizzle olive oil and a dash of paprika, or add on any toppings that you would like. Enjoy!!