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Classic Homemade Hummus

Prep: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
This classic Mediterranean dip is a great source of protein, and a delicious way to encourage your kids to eat their veggies. Everything is better with dip! :) With a powerful blender or food processor, this classic homemade hummus only takes a few minutes to whip up.
Servings: 10 1/4-cup servings
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Trisha Gilkerson


  • 1 3/4 cups garbanzo beans or a 15 oz can
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/3 cup water or enough to make it the consistency you desire
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or juice from 1/2 lemon


  • Place all items in a high powered blender, like a Blendtec. If using a blendtec, the mixer jar is a great tool.
  • Blend until smooth. Add more water if the mixture is too thick.
  • Serve with your favorite dippers.


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 120mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg
courses: Appetizer, Snack
cuisine: Mediterranean
keyword: breakfast, dip, easy, gluten free, snack, sugar free