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Homemade Hummus
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: hummus, vegan hummus
Servings: 3
Author: Nat
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas (you can use canned chickpeas)
  • .5 - 1 cup water used for cooking chickpeas try adding .5 cup first and add more if needed
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • .5 tsp mix of ground coriander and cumin
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • .5 lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste approx. 1 tsp salt
  • add red hot pepper if you like spicy
  1. Cook the chickpeas.  Toast sesame seeds in a skillet. After they cooled down, blend them in the blender with the olive oil.

  2. Add chickpeas with some water they were cooked in, tahini, salt, pepper, spices mix, lemon juice, and garlic into a food processor. Run it for a couple of minutes until everything is well-blended. Adjust salt and pepper to your taste.