The Best Hummus (easy, homemade, vegan)

hummus recipe


This is my favorite hummus recipe. It’s easy, healthy, and better than storebought hummus.

hummus recipe

The Best Hummus (homemade, vegan, easy)

Hummus makes a great snack, side, or even base for a sauce. I've been using this recipe and it's got my family OBSESSED with hummus again. I hope you enjoy 🙂
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 8 people


  • Food processor


  • 1/2 cup tahini raw, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • 3-6 tbsp water cold
  • salt to taste
  • 2 14 ounce chickpeas canned, rinsed
  • paprika for garnish ground


  • Whip the tahini and fresh lemon juice in the processor for 1-2 minutes until light and airy.
  • Add minced garlic, olive oil, and cumin and process for 1 minute.
  • Add rinsed chickpeas to the food processor and puree for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add water as needed to help with smoothness.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Garnish with olive oil and paprika.
  • Serve fresh or chilled.
  • Store in airtight lid in the fridge.



This recipe is keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. 
Keyword chickpeas, easy, gluten free, homemade, hummus, sauce, snacks, tahini, vegan
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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