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Easy hummus

Recipe Information

Servings 3
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cook Time 0 Minutes
Total Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Chickpeas
Category Beans & Legumes
Meal Brunch; Lunch; Dinner; Snack
Type Appetizer; Side Dish
Subtype Dip/Spread
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Carb; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; Gluten Free; Vegetarian; Vegan


  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) low-sodium chickpeas (garbanzos), rinsed and drained except for 1/4 cup liquid

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika 

  • 3 tablespoons tahini 

  • 2 tablespoons Italian flat-leaf parsley, chopped



  • Puree the garbanzos in a blender or food processor. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, pepper, paprika, tahini, and parsley, blending well. Add the reserved liquid, 1 tablespoon at a time. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 48 cal

  • Total fat: 2g

  • Saturated fat: <1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g

  • Cholesterol: 0mg

  • Sodium: 106mg

  • Potassium: 15mg

  • Carbohydrate: 6g

  • Fiber: 2g

  • Protein: 2g

  • Calcium: 15mg