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gluten free pizza with prosciutto and pesto
5 from 3 votes

Basic Hummus Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snack


  • 2 cups cooked chickpeas, canned or fresh cooked, liquid reserved, low sodium
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3-4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, use more according to your liking
  • 4 tablespoons tahini, sesame seed paste, gluten-free
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt, add more according to your liking
  • black pepper to taste
  • paprika powder to serve
  • fresh parsley to serve
  • drizzle of olive oil to serve


  • In a food processor or high speed blender, add minced garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin and olive oil. Blend for about 10-15 seconds.
  • Add chickpeas, salt, black pepper, 3 tablespoons liquid reserved. Blend until the form is a smooth puree.
  • Taste and season with extra salt or lemon juice if needed according to your liking.
  • Enjoy with Glutino crackers or pretzels.
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