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How to Make Hummus: 6 Ways

How to make hummus 6 easy ways packed with flavor and add a creamy, fluffy texture to your favorite chickpea dip for lunch and appetizers.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword homemade hummus, hummus, hummus appetizer, hummus recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 54kcal

Ingredients

Traditional Hummus

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , grated
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons water
  • Garnishes: cooked chickpeas , everything bagel seasoning, drizzle of olive oil

Roasted Garlic Hummus

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 - 4 cloves of roasted garlic
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons water
  • Garnishes: crispy garlic , flaked sea salt, drizzle of olive oil

Lemon Pepper Hummus

  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (about 1 lemon)
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon oil (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cracked pepper
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons water
  • Garnishes: cooked chickpeas , lemon zest, cracked pepper, flaked sea salt

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers (about 2 - 3)
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons water
  • Garnishes: chopped roasted red pepper , chopped parsley, sesame seeds, flaked salt

Pine Nut + Pesto Hummus

Beet Hummus

  • 1 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup cooked beets
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • Generous pinch of salt
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons water
  • Garnishes: crumbled vegan feta , fresh parsley, cracked pepper

Instructions

  • For all the varieties, simply add all the ingredients (minus the water) into a food processor. Process on high until smooth. With the processor running, add the water 1 tablespoon at a time until you've reached your desired consistency.
  • Transfer the hummus into a bowl and top with the garnishes.
  • Serve immediately with crackers, pita, toast, veggies, etc.

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Nutrition

Serving: 2tablespoons (Traditional Hummus) | Calories: 54kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 58mg | Potassium: 42mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg