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Classic Hummus

With only 7 ingredients, this hummus recipe is quick to make, and way tastier than store-bought. Serve it as a dip with vegetables and crackers, use it in a sandwich, spread it on a wrap, or on top of a rice bowl.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish, Snack
Servings 6


  • 2 cup chickpeas
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Himalayan salt


  • Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth, stopping and scraping down the sides a few times with a spatula. If it is too thick or not blending, add a little bit more water 1 tbsp at a time.
  • Transfer to a bowl, and top with a sprinkle of sesame seeds if desired. Cover and refrigerate if not using immediately.


  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.