Pearlie Mae's Hummus

mary Armstrong


Very good on celery also. This keeps well so you may want to double the recipe.

I first tasted this when Pearl brought it during my pneumonia recuperation in May 2006.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Yield: 1 1/2 cups
15 Min


  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 19 oz
    can chick-peas (garbanzo beans), drained, reserve 2 tbsp. juice
  • 1/4 c
    tahini (sesame seed paste)
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    garbanzo bean juice or water
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Pearlie Mae's Hummus


  1. Mince garlic in food processor or blender. Add all other ingredients, process until smooth. Taste, adjust seasonings.

    If you do not have tahini, peanut butter makes a good substitute.
  2. If you like spicy foods, add a bit of cayenne pepper or cajon seasoning.
  3. Store in refrigerator in a tightly covered container.

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About Pearlie Mae's Hummus

Course/Dish: Dips
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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