Easy Chickpea Hummus

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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!

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Easy Chickpea Hummus

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 15 mins Servings: 6 Calories: 45 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year



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  1. 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.
  2. 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. 

  3. Serve and enjoy your easy chickpea hummus. 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 tbsp

Servings 1

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.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

Keywords: Dips, Hummus, Middle Eastern Recipes, Snacks

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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