Very Lemony Homemade Hummus

Course Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword easy, garlic, homemade, vegan, with tahini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 141kcal
Author Sally


  • 2 15- ounce cans chickpeas drain and reserve the liquid
  • Juice of 3 lemons
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • 1 clove chopped garlic or 1/2 tsp. jarred minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons tahini paste a paste made from ground sesame seeds usually sold in the “ethnic foods” section of the grocery store
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  • Place beans, lemon juice, salt, pepper, garlic, and tahini in blender or food processor.
  • While you blend it, drizzle in olive oil.
  • Scrape side and continue to blend, drizzling in reserved liquid from beans until you get the consistency you want.
  • Store in the refrigerator in an air-tight container.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.3mg