A Flat Pretzel Being Dipped into a Bowl of Homemade Hummus

Creamy Homemade Hummus

  • Author: Julianne Dell
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5


This Creamy Homemade Hummus dip is wonderfully easy to make and so flavorful! Naturally vegan and gluten-free, you can customize this hummus recipe to get your ideal flavor and texture!


  • 1 15 oz jar Chickpeas
  • 23 garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons Tahini
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon water (additional as needed)


  1. Drain the chickpeas in a strainer and rinse thoroughly until the water runs clean. Peel garlic.
  2. Add all ingredients to a food processor and blend until ingredients are completely smooth. If the mixture seems thick, you can add any of the additional liquid ingredients to taste: Tahini, olive oil, lemon juice or water.
  3. Serve immediately or chill. Drizzle with additional olive oil. Serve with chopped vegetables, crackers or pita bread.


  • Makes 1 1/4 cups of hummus.
  • Recipe is slightly adapted from Bon Appetit.
Nutrition Information:
1/4 cup
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Keywords: hummus dip, best hummus, tahini hummus