Classic Hummus

Classic Hummus

Craving a classic Middle Eastern dish that is easy to prepare and healthful? Then you should try making hummus! This delicious spread is made with some of the simplest ingredients, like chickpeas, tahini, garlic and olive oil. Hummus is incredibly versatile — use it as a dip for vegetables or pita chips, as a sandwich filling or just enjoy it on its own. It’s also great for parties and get-togethers because it’s so simple to make ahead of time and everyone can customize their own portion with toppings like olives, roasted red peppers or pine nuts. Plus, this recipe requires no cooking – all you need to do is blend all your ingredients together in a food processor! Let’s dive right in and learn how to make Classic Hummus!


Serves 6

14 oz. can chickpeas, drained

1 clove garlic

1 tbsp. tahini

½ tsp. cumin

juice of ½ lemon

2 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. salt

pinch of black pepper

How to Prepare

Add all the ingredients into a food processor along with 1 teaspoon of salt and a pinch of black pepper. Blend until smooth, adding more olive oil if required to reach desired consistency.

Taste and adjust the seasoning as preferred. Transfer the hummus into a bowl/airtight container and serve chilled.

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