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This recipe will guide you through making the perfect homemade hummus. With just a few simple ingredients and a food processor, you can make a creamy and delicious dip that is perfect for snacking, spreading on sandwiches, or serving as a party appetizer.


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt, to taste
  • Water, as needed


  1. Combine the chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and cumin in a food processor.
  2. Pulse until the mixture is smooth and creamy.
  3. Add salt to taste, and continue to pulse the mixture until it is well combined.
  4. If the hummus is too thick, add water, one tablespoon at a time, until it reaches the desired consistency.
  5. Serve the hummus in a bowl, garnished with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of paprika or parsley.