Hummus Recipe – Classic Homemade

This Classic Hummus recipe is one of the easiest Homemade Spreads to make!  You can use it to dip your chips, crackers or vegetables or to flavor your Sandwiches or wraps.  It adds savory flavor to everything you add it to!!



Is great to have a batch of Hummus in the refrigerator ready to use… will be your go to for a snack with Vegetables, chips or crackers.

Soooo Easy!!!!!!!  Add all the ingredients but half of the water to the food processor or blender and check every 30 seconds for consistency and voila!!  You got Hummus!

If you have a High Speed Blender, use the Puree setting and check every 30 seconds.

You can serve it immediately or keep it in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days, let it sit in the refrigerator will allow the flavors to come together even better into this Flavorful spread.  You will love it!!

Adding different toppings like roasted bell peppers, pepper flakes, paprika, pine nuts or sun-dried tomatoes and olive oil will take this recipe to another level. This is a really flavorful recipe that can be used as is.

Hummus Hints….

For a creamier Humus you can mix the tahini sauce and lemon juice for a minute or so before adding the rest of the ingredients but the Chickpeas and process for about a minute or so.  Finally add the chickpeas and process until the desire consistency is obtain.  You may be need to add a little more water to achieve it.

This is a recipe that takes advantage of all the fiber in the Chickpeas Skins but, you can remove it if desired.  One alternative is to simmer the chickpeas in water for 10 minutes and let it cool, not completely and press delicately the chickpeas to remove the skins.

Enjoy this recipe at home or in your next Potluck!

Hummus Recipe – Classic Homemade

Hummus Recipe – Classic Homemade


  • 1 Cup Chickpeas or 1 15oz Can
  • 2 TBS Tahini (Sesame Butter)
  • 2-3 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 TSP Himalayan Salt
  • 1/2 TSP Chili Powder or Cummin
  • 1/8 TSP Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1 TSP Olive Oil (Optional)
  • 1 TSP Low Sodium Tamari Sauce (Optional)


  • Add all ingredients and half of the water into a food processor or blender.
  • If you have a high speed blender or food processor, use the Puree setting checking every 30 seconds.
  • Is possible that you need to use all the water to get the proper consistency.
  • Once obtain the desired consistency, you can serve immediately in a glass container. It will stay good for 3-4 days the fridge, is even better after a couple of hours for optimal flavor.
  • Can be used as spread in Sandwiches and Wraps. Best dip for chips and vegetables.



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