Quick and Easy Hummus

This ten-minute hummus is great to whip up for unexpected guests or for an easy and healthy lunch.

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  • Servings: Makes 2 1/2 cups

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  • One 14-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from about 1/2 a lemon)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons water

How to make this recipe

  1. Add all the ingredients, except the water, to a food processor or high-powered blender. Pulse until everything is combined and then add water 1 tablespoon at a time, until the hummus is a smooth, thick and spreadable consistency. Taste and add more salt if necessary.

  2. Serve as a dip with crackers, bread, or veggies.

Make Ahead

Hummus can be made up to 3 days in advance and stored in a covered container in your fridge or frozen for up to 1 month.

Contributed By Photo © Kristen Stevens Published November 2014

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