Classic Hummus

  • 5 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8


  • 119


  • 8g


  • 8g


  • 4g




  • 1 (15 oz) Can Chickpeas, rinsed and drained (remove skins for a rich and creamy texture)
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, peeled and mashed
  • 3 Tbsp Tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice, wash lemon before juicing
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Water, more if needed
  • Salt and Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • SSesame:

    Replace tahini (sesame seed paste) with cashew butter or sunflower seed butter.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Blend Ingredients Add chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to a food processor. Blend on low.

  • 3.

    Add Olive Oil and Serve While blending, slowly drizzle in the olive oil and water. Continue blending until smooth and creamy. Enjoy with your favorite pita bread or vegetables.

  • 4.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Chickpeas are a great source of soluble fiber and help to maintain regular gut health. Chickpeas are also a good source of plant-based protein.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive oil is rich in healthy monounsaturated fats. The oleic acid in olive oil may also help to reduce inflammation.

Fatigue Buster

  • Keep Skins on Chickpeas

    Omit removing the skins from the chickpeas. (Removing the skins from the chickpeas isn’t necessary to make tasty hummus, it does however make the hummus more smooth and creamy).

  • Opt for Pre-Juiced

    Use bottled lemon juice instead of freshly squeezed.

  • Use Pre-Minced Garlic

    Use pre-minced garlic to minimize cooking tools and reduce preparation time.

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