Welcome to Cook n’ Share! In this recipe, we’re excited to show you how to “Level Up Your Snacks with This Easy Chickpea Hummus” recipe! Whether you’re looking for a healthy and delicious snack or a crowd-pleasing appetizer, this creamy and flavorful hummus is the perfect choice.
In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the step-by-step process of making this homemade chickpea hummus. You won’t believe how simple and quick it is to whip up this delectable treat with just a handful of ingredients. Plus, we’ll share some pro tips to ensure your hummus turns out smooth and mouthwateringly good!
Easy Chickpea Hummus
Add all the ingredients to the bowel of a food processor and blend on high for about 2 minutes.For removing the chickpea skins, see the video.
Place the hummus in a bowl. Use the back of a spoon to put some swirls in the hummus. Add some olive oil inside the swirls. Garnish with a dust of paprika and parsley.
Serve and enjoy your easy chickpea hummus.
Serving Size 1 tbsp
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 45kcal
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 2.5g4%
- Sodium 140mg6%
- Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
- Dietary Fiber 1g4%
- Sugars 0.5g
- Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.
Peeling Chickpeas for a Creamier Texture: For an exceptionally smooth and creamy hummus, you can take the extra step of peeling the chickpeas. While it can be a bit time-consuming, the result is worth it, as it removes the outer skin and makes the hummus even smoother.
Adjusting Consistency: If your hummus turns out thicker than you prefer, you can adjust the consistency by adding a little more water or olive oil. On the other hand, if it's too runny, add more chickpeas to thicken it up.
Enhancing Flavor with Tahini: Tahini is a key ingredient in traditional hummus, and it adds a nutty depth of flavor. You can adjust the amount of tahini according to your taste preferences – more tahini will give it a stronger sesame flavor, while less will let the chickpeas shine through.
Garlic and Lemon Zest: If you enjoy a more robust flavor, consider adding a clove or two of minced garlic to the hummus. For an extra zesty kick, incorporate some lemon zest. This adds brightness to the overall taste.