Basic Hummus
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This basic hummus recipe will save you so much money, and with time, you'll be coming up with your own flavor combinations. Vegan / Gluten-Free
Recipe type: Dip, Spread, Appetizer, Starter, Snack
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), washed and drained
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 or 3 heaping tablespoons tahini (depending how much you like it)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp water, plus more if needed
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • Smoked paprika (optional)
  1. Place everything in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add additional water if needed. If desired, sprinkle with paprika and drizzle with additional olive oil before serving.
Recipe by Vegangela at