Quick and Easy Classic Hummus

Quick and Easy Classic Hummus

Quick and Easy Classic Hummus


  • 1 15- oz. can chickpeas drained and rinsed (1.5 cups)
  • 1 clove garlic smashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice from about 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • extra olive oil sesame seeds, whole chickpeas, chopped parsley for garnish (optional)


  • Add the chickpeas, garlic, cumin, and salt to a food processor. Press on until everything is chopped very finely and blended together.
  • Slowly drizzle in the lemon juice, then water, while food processor is on.
  • Scrape down the sides, add the tahini, and process again.
  • Scrape down the sides, then slowly drizzle in the olive oil while food processor is on.
  • Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Serve drizzled with more extra-virgin olive oil and sprinkled with whole chickpeas, sesame seeds, and chopped parsley, if desired.

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