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Hummus, Fast and Easy


  • One 15-ounce can (425 grams) chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, rinse and drain
  • 1/4 cup (59 ml) fresh lemon juice, about one large lemon
  • 1/4 cup (59 ml) tahini
  • Half of a large garlic clove, minced fine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus drizzle top before serving
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon kosher salt, depending on taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons water
  • Mix everything, smash and blend until smooth
  • Dash of ground paprika on top adds color for serving

Explore, enjoy hummus with raw or roasted veggies, spread on toast and crackers.  Use as a topping on salads and soups.  Hummus is also a healthy spread on sandwiches.

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