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Simple Hummus

A blank canvas for snacking! Enjoy this hummus in its simplest form or add a pop of flavor.

Simple Hummus

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Prep Time 10 mins
Course Snack
Servings 8


  • blender or food processor


  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp sesame tahini
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • Optional Add-Ins: chili powder, honey, pickle juice, fresh herbs, hot sauce


  • Drain chickpeas and reserve ½ cup of the canning liquid. Using a blender or food processor.
  • Combine chickpeas, reserved canning liquid, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and salt; pulse until well combined.
  • If appears too thick, add 1 tbsp of water at a time until hummus reaches desired consistency.
  • Taste for seasoning and adjust as desired.


Serving: 0.25cupCalories: 129kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1g
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