How to make hummus

This quick and easy recipe means you can make your own hummus instead of buying it

Written by spunout


About this recipe

  • Servings: 3
  • Preparation time: 3 minutes
  • Cooking time: 0 minutes
  • Utensils needed: mixing bowl, hand blender


  • 200g tinned chickpeas or dried chickpeas that have been soaked and cooked
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 100ml of water
  • 50ml of tahini ( or olive oil/sesame oil)
  • pepper to taste


  1. Put the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, garlic, salt and pepper in a blender and blend
  2. Add a little of the water to make a stiff paste
  3. The amount of water you need will vary so add a little at a time
  4. You can add a little lemon juice to taste
  5. You can also add some olive oil for extra richness, but extra oil means extra calories

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