Easy homemade hummus with pita crackers.

Easy Homemade Hummus

This easy homemade hummus is so quick and simple to make. The creamy, light and fluffy dip is the perfect companion to some fresh pita bread and fresh veggies.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Keyword chickpeas, hummus
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1/3 cup tahini
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp cold water
  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • paprika, fresh parsley, olive oil for serving


  1. In a blender or food processor, blend the tahini, olive oil, cumin, salt, garlic, and lemon juice until well blended.

  2. Add the chickpeas and blend until smooth, about 2-3 minutes. Slowly add in the cold water until the hummus reaches the desired consistency.

  3. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice if desired. Serve with a drizzle of olive oil, dash of paprika and some fresh parsley.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Gimme Some Oven