Marsha Gardner


Hummus is one of the more popular Middle Eastern dips. Served with fresh or toasted pita bread, hummus makes for a great snack or appetizer. Tahini is an important part of the hummus recipe and cannot be substituted. However, it can be omitted.

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16 oz
can chickpeas or garbanzo beans drained and reserving some juice
1/4 c
liquid from can of chickpeas
3-5 Tbsp
lemon juice, fresh
1 1/2 Tbsp
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp
kosher salt


2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
fresh parsley, lightly chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Drain chickpeas and set aside liquid from can.
Combine remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Add 1/4 cup of liquid from chickpeas. Blend for 3-5 minutes on low until thoroughly mixed and smooth.
Place in serving bowl, and create a shallow well in the center of the hummus.

Add a small amount (1-2 tablespoons) of olive oil in the well. Garnish with parsley (optional).
Serve with toasted pita chips. O kadar iyi tadı!

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #chickpeas, #garbanzo