Hummus Appetizer-homemade

Pat Duran


This staple Middle Eastern recipe is usually served as an appetizer by Americans.
This does make a nice spread for pita sandwiches,great mixed with casseroles,mashed potatoes, mixed with basil,and even add some peanut butter to the mix...


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 2 1/2 cups--25 calories per Tablespoon
10 Min
Food Processor


  • 2 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 1/2 to 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chicken stock
  • 15 oz
    can garbanzo beans, drained (if you don't have chicken stock use the juice from beans)

How to Make Hummus Appetizer-homemade


  1. Place all ingredients in food processor, except the beans. Puree until smooth.
    Add garbanzo beans and continue to puree until creamy and smooth.
  2. Taste, and adjust seasoning to your taste.
    Place in an airtight refrigerator container and chill until ready to serve.
    To serve, bring to room temperature,serve with toasted bread,crackers or vegetables, such as bell pepper slices, cucumber, slices, carrot and celery spears.

Printable Recipe Card

About Hummus Appetizer-homemade

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

Show 15 Comments & Reviews

Three Cheers For Tasty Cauliflower Recipes

Three Cheers for Tasty Cauliflower Recipes

Kitchen Crew

When have you heard that at the dinner table recently? I can't tell you how many times my son, as a youngster, said cauliflower is boring. Cauliflower gets such a...

27 Happy Hour Recipes That'll Have You Saying Tgif

27 Happy Hour Recipes That'll Have you Saying TGIF

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Celebrate the weekend with a happy hour filled with tasty appetizer recipes and delicious drinks. Cheers!

25 Game-day Recipes That'll Make You The Mvp

25 Game-Day Recipes That'll Make You the MVP

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether your favorite team wins or loses, everyone will be a winner after they snack on these crowd-pleasing recipes.