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Once you make your own hummus, you'll definitely cut back on buying it at the store.

Course Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings of 2 Tbsp


  • 2 cans chickpeas drained
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  1. Add all ingredients to food processor
  2. Blend for at least 30 seconds
  3. Check consistency and add additional olive oil or a tablespoon of water if too thick
  4. Taste and add additional lemon juice, salt, or pepper as needed

Recipe Notes

Serve with some extra olive oil drizled on top, and a sprinkle of cumin or smoked paprika. Great with carrots, celery, pita chips, crackers, or whatever you'd prefer.

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