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5 from 2 votes

Ultra Creamy Hummus

This easy hummus recipe takes just 5 minutes to make in a food processor or high-powered blender. It’s a classic snack that is irresistibly smooth and creamy.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: healthy, hummus
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 152kcal
Cost: $2.37


  • food processor or blender
  • measuring cups
  • serving bowl
  • Measuring spoons


  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 15 ounce can chickpeas
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Olive oil optional
  • Parsley optional
  • paprika optional


  • Add tahini, water, and lemon juice to a food processor. Pulse for 30 seconds.
  • Add garlic and chickpeas and pulse for 30 seconds. The chickpeas will be broken into small pieces.
  • With the food processor running, slowly drizzle olive oil through the feed tube. Let the processor run for 10-20 seconds, or until it is smooth and creamy.
  • Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with parsley or paprika (all optional).
  • Serve or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


You can use a high-powered blender instead of a food processor to make this recipe.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg