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A brown ramekin with hummus drizzled with olive oil, half a lemon and naan bread at the top of the plate
Creamy Hummus Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Creamy Hummus Recipe made with canned chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and a touch of cumin, a delightful vegan appetizer for all tastes. Super nutritious, light, it makes a great healthy snack for kids and grown-ups alike. Serve with vegetable sticks or pitta bread, and you are in for a treat.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: chickpea recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 89 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 2 tins chickpeas (2X 400g)
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 ½ tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  1. Place the chickpeas in a colander to drain the water, then rise well with cold water.

  2. Spread them on kitchen towel and remove their skins by pressing gently on each chickpea.

  3. Add to a food processor together with all the other ingredients, and blend until you get a smooth consistency.

  4. You may add more water, if you like a tinner consistency, and also add more spices, for extra flavour.

  5. Serve with vegetable sticks or pitta bread.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Hummus Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 293mg12%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.