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Classic Hummus

Classic Hummus is a simple and timeless dip that is perfect for any occasion. With just a few simple ingredients, it's easy to make and pairs perfectly with pita chips or fresh veggies.

Tasty Team
98% would make again
Classic Hummus


for 2 cups

  • 14 oz chickpeas (395 g), 1 can
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ cup tahini sauce (60 g)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • fresh parsley, chopped, to serve

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 556
  • Fat 28g
  • Carbs 59g
  • Fiber 17g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Add chickpeas, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, and seasonings to the bowl of a 2-quart food processor. Blend until smooth.
  2. While blending, slowly add in the olive oil and water until hummus is creamy and smooth.
  3. Garnish with additional red pepper flakes, chopped parsley, and a drizzle of olive oil.
  4. Enjoy!
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Classic Hummus