Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 8


  • 2 cups garbanzo beans cooked (chickpeas)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sesame tahini (sesame paste) or substitute peanut butter for a sweet taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


Serve hummus with fresh raw vegetables, on a piece of pita bread or flour tortilla, on any cracker, or as a sandwich filling on toasted bread. Hummus can be added to a salad or even used in place of mayonnaise as a healthy option for sandwiches. Once you have the basic recipe down, experiment with different seasonings like curry or cumin